SB 1427
Modifies provisions relating to the offense of hazing
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/26/2024 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 1427 - This act provides that a person shall not be guilty of the offense of hazing if he or she establishes:

· He or she was present at the event where hazing occurred and a person was in need of immediate medical assistance;

· He or she was the first person to call 911 or campus security to report the need for medical attention;

· He or she provided the relevant information to the 911 operator or campus security; and

· He or she remained at the scene until medical assistance arrived and cooperated with such assistance.

Additionally, this act provides that a person shall be immune from prosecution if the person can establish he or she rendered aid to the hazing victim before assistance arrived.

This act is identical to HB 1443 (2024).



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