|Public Act 098-0393|
|HB1443 Enrolled||LRB098 07483 RLC 37554 b|
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 12C-50.1 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/12C-50.1 new)
Failure to report hazing.
(a) For purposes of this Section, "school official"
includes any and all paid school administrators, teachers,
counselors, support staff, and coaches and any and all
volunteer coaches employed by a school, college, university, or
other educational institution of this State.
(b) A school official commits failure to report hazing
(1) while fulfilling his or her official
responsibilities as a school official, he or she personally
observes an act which is not sanctioned or authorized by
that educational institution;
(2) the act results in bodily harm to any person; and
(3) the school official knowingly fails to report the
act to supervising educational authorities or, in the event
of death or great bodily harm, to law enforcement.
(c) Sentence. Failure to report hazing is a Class B