senate Bill S2755

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting physical contact or activity in any organization's initiating ceremony

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5200 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 13, 2018 signed chap.188
delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1409
substituted for s2755
Jun 13, 2018 substituted by a5200
Jun 04, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2018 1st report cal.1409
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 17, 2017 referred to codes

S2755 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5200
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.16 & 120.17, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6337, A8426
2015-2016: S1591, A1892

S2755 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits physical contact or activity in any organization's initiating ceremony.

S2755 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2755 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2755

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting  physical
  contact or activity in any organization's initiating ceremony

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The first undesignated paragraph of section 120.16  of  the
penal  law,  as amended by chapter 86 of the laws of 1988, is amended to
read as follows:
  A person is guilty of hazing in the first degree when, in  the  course
of  another  person's  initiation into or affiliation with any organiza-
tion, he intentionally or recklessly engages in conduct, INCLUDING,  BUT
NOT  LIMITED  TO,  MAKING  PHYSICAL  CONTACT  WITH OR REQUIRING PHYSICAL
ACTIVITY OF SUCH OTHER PERSON, which creates a substantial risk of phys-
ical injury to such other person or a third person  and  thereby  causes
such injury.
  §  2.  The first undesignated paragraph of section 120.17 of the penal
law, as added by chapter 86 of the laws of 1988, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  A  person is guilty of hazing in the second degree when, in the course
of another person's initiation or affiliation with any organization,  he
intentionally  or  recklessly  engages  in  conduct,  INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, MAKING PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH OR REQUIRING PHYSICAL  ACTIVITY
OF SUCH OTHER PERSON, which creates a substantial risk of physical inju-
ry to such other person or a third person.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08082-01-7

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