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(a) As used in this section, HAZING means doing any act or coercing another, including the victim, to do any act of initiation into any student or other organization that causes or creates a substantial risk of causing mental or physical harm to any person.
(b) (1) No person shall recklessly participate in the hazing of another.
(2) No administrator, employee or faculty member of any primary, secondary or post-secondary school or of any other educational institution, public or private, shall recklessly permit the hazing of any person.
(c) Whoever violates this section is guilty of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(R.C. § 2903.31)
Civil liability for hazing, see R.C. § 2307.44