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David Vitter

July 30, 2015

Vitter: Steve Gleason Act Officially Law of the Land

(Metairie, La.) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced tonight that President Barack Obama has signed S. 984, The Steve Gleason Act of 2015. The Steve Gleason Act, authored by Vitter, will make speech generating devices (SGDs) more accessible, helping patients diagnosed with diseases such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) live more independent lives. Vitter’s legislation passed through the Senate in April and passed the House earlier this month.