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Sen. Charles Schumer proposes Avonte's Law following death of autistic 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo

The law would provide federal money for GPS

The law would provide federal money for GPS tracking devices to be worn by children with autism. (January 27, 2014 11:58 AM)

A New York State senator is pushing for new legislation that could help families with autistic children in response to the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo. 

Sen. Charles Schumer appeared with the teenager's mother over the weekend to announce Avonte's Law, which would require the federal government to provide money for GPS tracking devices to be worn by kids with autism. 

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