senate Bill S194

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

S194 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3443
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 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7002, A9016

S194 (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.

S194 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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