NY Penal Law 120.16 – Hazing in the first degree

Hazing in the First Degree.

A person is guilty of hazing in the first degree when, in the course of another person`s initiation into or affiliation with any organization, he intentionally or recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of physical injury to such other person or a third person and thereby causes such injury.

Hazing in the first degree is a class A misdemeanor.