HB 1469 (2020)

House/Senate Bill: NH House

Description: Revises the law against hazing at high school and colleges, including reporting requirements. In general this bill adds many more specifics to the law and adds a felony penalty for aggravated hazing. At the time of this bill's submission, hazing is only a misdemeanor. This bill also requires the university system, the community college system, the higher education commission, and the state board of education to develop a statewide educational plan for preventing hazing, including an education program for students, staff, and volunteers. The bill also requires educational institutions to publish a public report on hazing at the institution.

Bill Sponsor: Cam Kenney

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Thu, 01/23/2020

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/11/2020

Bill Status

Interim Study

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