Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to education
|Jan 06, 2021||
referred to education
Senate Bill S194
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S194 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S194 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S194 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To create comprehensive hazing reform legislation to protect our students in New York. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 creates Section 1300 which contains definitions included in this legislation, importantly defining educational institution (second- ary and post-secondary) and a comprehensive hazing definition. Further definitions include local organizations, local affiliate organizations,
2021-S194 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 194 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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