Pa House passes anti-hazing bill

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The Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing Law, sponsored by Senator Jake Corman passed through the State House tonight. The bill changes the penalties for a hazing related death to now include felony charges and forfeiture of property. Since the bill was amended by the House, it will have to get another vote through the Senate. The bill is expected to get to Governor Wolf’s desk and he has indicated that he will sign it. Tom Kline, the attorney for the family of Timothy Piazza tells WTAJ that they are pleased about the progress of the bill in Pennsylvania and hope it will become a model to every other state in the country. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill next week. If they pass it, Governor Wolf has 10 days to sign it into law.

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