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Avonte's Law

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A memorial will be held Oct. 10 to remember the late teenager, who disappeared from his school in 2013.

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More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.

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Vanessa Fontaine will join Sen. Charles Schumer at the speech in support of Avonte's Law.

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The new "audible alarms bill" requires the city to examine schools to see where alarms are necessary.

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Assemblyman Matthew Titone introduced a bill to require insurance companies to pay for the GPS devices.

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The DOJ said it would fund the devices after Sen. Schumer proposed "Avonte's Law" last week.

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The devices would be voluntary and designed for parents of children who have a tendency to "bolt."