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13-1216 - Hazing planning or organizing; classification
13-1216. Hazing planning or organizing; classification
A. A person commits hazing planning or organizing by doing any of the following:
1. With the intent to promote or aid the commission of hazing, the person agrees with one or more persons that at least one of them or another person will engage in hazing and one of the parties commits an overt act in furtherance of hazing.
2. Intentionally or knowingly engages in conduct that would constitute hazing if the attendant circumstances were as the person believes them to be.
3. Intentionally or knowingly does anything that, under the circumstances as the person believes them to be, is any step in a course of conduct planned to culminate in committing hazing.
4. Intentionally or knowingly engages in conduct that is intended to aid another to commit hazing, although the hazing is not committed or attempted by the other person, if the person's conduct would establish the person's complicity under chapter 3 of this title and the hazing was committed or attempted by the other person.
B. A person may not be charged with or prosecuted for a violation of this section if the person, in writing, transmits to the others involved in the hazing or hazing planning or organizing a complete and voluntary renunciation of the person's criminal intent or takes active steps to thwart the planned hazing from occurring.
C. A violation of this section is a class 2 misdemeanor.