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Brandon Law headed to governor

ST. PAUL - The House gave final passage to Brandon's Law, a bill requiring faster police response when young adults go missing.

The measure passed 131-0 Tuesday, sending it to the governor, who is expected to sign it.

Rep. Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, promoted the bill after one of his constituents, Brandon Swanson, disappeared.

The bill requires law enforcement officers to take missing persons reports immediately and begin an investigation when there are circumstances that indicate the person may be in danger.

Davis works for Forum Communications Co., which owns the Daily Globe.

Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.