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ATLANTA -- State senators have passed their version of the autism insurance coverage bill.

The Senate voted 51-0 to approve SB 397Tuesday.

The bill requires insurance coverage of certain autism spectrum disorders and provides a premium cap, among other things.

The bill, known as "Ava's Law" last year, failed in the General Assembly. It's named for Anna Bullard's 9-year-old daughter, who benefited tremendously from the type of treatment the bill would cover.

Georgia State Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) authored Ava's Law.

FULL COVERAGE | Read more on the fight to pass Ava's law

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