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Consent Not ADefense
It is not a defense to prosecution of an offense that the person against whom the
hazing was directed consented to or acquiesced in the hazing activity.
Immunity From Prosecution
The court may grant immunity from prosecution to each person who is subpoenaed
and does testify for the prosecution. Any person reporting a specific hazing incident
to the Dean of Students Office or other appropriate official/office and/or participates
in any judicial proceeding as a result of the report is immune from liability, civil
or criminal. Medical practitioners reporting treatment of students who have been
subjected to hazing activities shall be immune from civil or other liability. Persons
reporting in bad faith or with malice are not protected.
Offenses In Addition To Other Penal Provisions
The educational institution may enforce its own penalties against hazing.