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25 Sep 2022, 7:32 am

Senate Clears U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley-Amy Klobuchar Bill To Aid In Locating People With Autism & Alzheimer’s Who Go Missing

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Just four days after it was introduced, legislation to help families locate missing loved ones with Autism, Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions chuck grassley senator iowa official photounanimously cleared the Senate Thursday. The bill to extend Kevin and Avonte’s Law, was introduced Monday by Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

The original law, authored by Grassley and passed in 2018, is named in honor of two boys with autism who perished after going missing. The extension that passed Thursday continues programs established under the law to support training for


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“My autism is not a superpower. It also isn’t some kind of god-forsaken, endless fountain of suffering inflicted on my family. It’s just part of who I am as a person”. - Sara Luterman