Anti-hazing bill clears house, heads to Senate

Stephen and Rae Ann Gruver, left, whose son died last fall from hazing, were in the House as it voted Monday on a bill by Rep. Nancy Landry, right, to make hazing a felony. (Photo Source: Ashley Wolf)

By Drew White

House lawmakers on Monday unanimously supported making hazing a felony.

The “Max Gruver Act,” named after the 18-year-old LSU fraternity pledge who died from coerced alcohol consumption last fall, would upgrade hazing from a misdemeanor to try to stop the worst abuses.

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