Gov. Edwards signing ‘Max Gruver Act’ into law today

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Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an anti-hazing bill into law today at the Louisiana State Capitol.

The ‘Max Gruver Act’ makes it a felony for anyone involved in the act of hazing that results in death on college campuses in Louisiana. 

The bill is named for the 18-year old LSU freshman who died in a fraternity hazing incident last year.

If you are arrested under this law, you could face up to five years in prison and a ten thousand dollar fine. 

The signing occurred this afternoon in the Governor’s Press Room on the 4th floor.

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