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Silver Alert Law

A new Texas law will now help quickly find senior citizens who are missing. Governor Rick Perry signed the Silver Alert Bill into law Thursday.

It's similar to the Amber Alert which helps locate missing children. Many seniors can wander away from home because of diseases such as Dementia or Alzheimer's.

Once a senior is reported missing, The Texas Department of Transportation can list important information on highway signs. The law goes into affect September 1st.

 

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