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McCabe introduces 'Travis Alert Bill'



STARTING THE BILL: Rep. Gina McCabe and Travis file the 'Travis Alert Act' in the bill hopper at the Code Reviser's Office.

On the final days of the legislative overtime Rep. Gina McCabe had assistance in introducing her last bill of the 2015 legislative session. Travis, a nonverbal child with autism, assisted McCabe in dropping the draft language off at the Code Reviser's Office in Olympia.

"It was great to have Travis and his family here at the state Capitol. The bill will be referred to as the 'Travis Alert Act,' so I felt it was fitting he be part of the legislative process and file the bill with me," said McCabe, R-Goldendale. "I am excited to work on this legislation next year. My office has already received overwhelming support on this issue."

With the Legislature focused on budgets and transportation d...

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