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which adversely affects the mental or physical health or safety of the student; any
activity that intimidates or threatens the student with ostracism, that subjects the
student to extreme mental stress, shame or humiliation, or that adversely affects the
mental health or dignity of the student or discourages the student from entering
or remaining registered in an educational institution, or that may reasonably be
expected to cause a student to leave the organization or the institution rather than
submit to acts described in this subsection; any activity that induces, causes or
requires the student to perform a duty or task which involves a violation of the
Personal Hazing Offense
A person commits an offense if he or she engages in hazing; solicits, encourages,
directs, aids or attempts to aid another in engaging in hazing; recklessly permits
hazing to occur; or has firsthand knowledge of the planning of a specific hazing
incident involving a student in an educational institution, or firsthand knowledge that
a specific hazing incident has occurred, and knowingly fails to report said knowledge
in writing to the Dean of Students Office or other appropriate official/office of the
Failure to report hazing - fine up to $2,000; jail up to 180 days; or both.
Hazing without serious bodily injury - fine up to $2,000; jail up to 180
days; or both.
Hazing with serious bodily injury-fine up to $4,000; jail up to one year; or
Hazing resulting in death—fine up to $10,000; jail not less than 180 days
nor more than two years; or both.
In cases which do not result in death, community service may be imposed in lieu of a jail
Organization Hazing Offense
An organization commits a hazing offense if the organization condones or encourages
hazing or if an officer or any combination of members, pledges or alumni of the
organization commits or assists in the commission of hazing.
Hazing that does not result in personal injury, property damage or loss: fine
of not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000.
Hazing that results in personal injury, property damage or loss: fine of
not less than $5,000 nor more than double the amount lost or expenses
incurred because of such injury, damage or loss.