- Written by Gerry Baldo
- Saturday, 04 August 2012
Herrera-Dy, who filed House Bill 6084, said the Coordinating Council for Private Educational Associations (Cocopea) are now in the forefront of other school organizations in supporting HB 6084 which also imposes life prison terms on fraternity men found to have been involved in rituals that may result in the death of aspiring or current members.
HB 6084 will amend Republic Act 8049, otherwise known as “An Act Regulating Hazing and other Forms of Initiation Rites in Fraternities, Sororities, and other Organizations and Providing Penalties Therefor.”
Herrera-Dy, vice chairman of the House committee on the welfare of children, said stringent laws were needed to stop fraternity hazing. She filed the bill a few days after media reported the death of San Beda law student Marvin Reglos last February.
Last July 30, law student Marc Andrei Marcos, also of San Beda, was reportedly died of injuries suffered from blows during hazing..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune