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Title 1. Introductory Provisions

Chapter 1, General Provisions

Chapter 2, Burden of Proof

Chapter 3, Multiple Prosecutions

Title 2. General Principles of Criminal Responsibility

Chapter 6, Culpability Generally

Chapter 7, Criminal Responsibility for Conduct of Another

Chapter 8, General Defenses to Criminal Responsibility

Chapter 9, Justification Excluding Criminal Responsibility

Title 3. Punishments

Chapter 12, Punishments

Chapter 15, Preparatory Offenses

Title 4. Inchoate Offenses

Chapter 16, Criminal Instruments, Interception of Wire or Oral Communication, and Installation of Tracking Device

Chapter 19, Criminal Homicide

Title 5. Offenses Against the Person

Chapter 20, Kidnapping and Unlawful Restraint

Chapter 20a, Trafficking of Persons

Chapter 21, Sexual Offenses

Chapter 22, Assaultive Offenses

Title 6. Offenses Against the Family

Chapter 25, Offenses Against the Family

Title 7. Offenses Against Property

Chapter 28, Arson, Criminal Mischief, and Otherproperty Damage or Destruction

Chapter 29, Robbery

Chapter 30, Burglary and Criminal Trespass

Chapter 31, Theft

Chapter 32, Fraud

Chapter 33, Computer Crimes

Chapter 33a, Telecommunications Crimes

Chapter 34, Money Laundering

Chapter 35, Insurance Fraud

Chapter 35a, Medicaid Fraud

Title 8. Offenses Against Public Administration

Chapter 36, Bribery and Corrupt Influence

Chapter 37, Perjury and Other Falsification

Chapter 38, Obstructing Governmental Operation

Chapter 39, Abuse of Office

Title 9. Offenses Against Public Order and Decency

Chapter 42, Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses

Chapter 43, Public Indecency

Chapter 46, Weapons

Chapter 47, Gambling

Chapter 48, Conduct Affecting Public Health

Title 10. Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, and Morals

Chapter 49, Intoxication and Alcoholic Beverage Offenses

Title 11. Organized Crime

Chapter 71, Organized Crime