Avonte's Law

Sen. Schumer Introduces 'Avonte's Law' To Address Wandering

WASHINGTON, DC (June 17, 2014) -- Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has introduced "Avonte's Law," a bill that would provide $10 million a year in federal funding over five years to local law enforcement agencies to acquir... More...

Joyful Ending to Wandering Case

New York (January 30, 2014) - A twelve-year-old boy from Queens is back in the arms of his mother after wandering from home this morning.

It is an example of how successful a quick and united response ... More...

Feds Will Pick Up Cost of Trackers for Children With Autism, NY Senator Says

New York (January 29, 2014) - U.S. Senator Charles Schumer on Wednesday announced the federal government is going to pay for voluntary tracking devices for children with autism.

The announcement follows in the wake of the d... More...

Sen. Schumer, Attorney General Holder Discuss Avonte's Law

Washington, D.C. (January 29, 2014)  - Senator Chuck Schumer (D - NY) questioned Attorney General Eric Holder about funding for "Avonte's Law" at today's meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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