Raising awareness: Bill named for Jackson County child passes through Minn. House committee
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee Thursday unanimously passed a bill designating the third week of September as Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week, perpetually.
House File 287, known as "Leo's Bill," will likely be brought before the Minnesota House by the end of the legislative session. To become law, it will also need to be brought before the Minnesota Senate and signed by the governor.
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