senate Bill S7002

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts hazing offenses and anti-hazing educational programs at educational institutions; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education

S7002 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9016
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 §§1300 - 1309, Ed L; rpld §§120.16 & 120.17, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S194, A3443

S7002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts hazing offenses and anti-hazing educational programs at educational institutions and requires educational institutions to maintain a public report on hazing violations.

S7002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7002

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  enacting  hazing
  offenses  and  anti-hazing  educational programs at educational insti-
  tutions; and to repeal certain provisions of the  penal  law  relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 25  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 25
                                 HAZING
SECTION 1300. DEFINITIONS.
        1301. PERSONAL HAZING OFFENSE.
        1302. ORGANIZATIONAL HAZING OFFENSE.
        1303. PROHIBITED DEFENSES.
        1304. IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION OR CIVIL LIABILITY.
        1305. FAILURE TO SEEK ASSISTANCE.
        1306. HAZING  ADJUDICATION  REQUIREMENTS  FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTI-
                TUTIONS.
        1307. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
        1308. INSTITUTIONAL REPORTS OF CERTAIN VIOLATIONS.
        1309. STATE ANTI-HAZING FUND.
  § 1300. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. THE TERM "EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION" MEANS ANY SECONDARY OR POST-SEC-
ONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION, INCLUDING ANY
DEGREE GRANTING INSTITUTION AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE IN THIS STATE.
  2.  THE  TERM "HAZING" MEANS ANY INTENTIONAL, KNOWING, OR RECKLESS ACT
COMMITTED BY A PERSON, WHETHER INDIVIDUALLY OR  IN  CONCERT  WITH  OTHER
PERSONS,  AGAINST  A  MINOR  OR  STUDENT  OF AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION,
WHETHER OR NOT COMMITTED ON  THE  EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTION'S  CAMPUS  OR
PROPERTY,  FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECRUITING, JOINING, PLEDGING, INITIATING,

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