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ST. PAUL - Brandon Swanson disappeared May 14, but his presence was felt Monday in the Minnesota Capitol.

The House voted 134-0 for a bill named after Swanson. It was written to speed up searches for missing young adults.


"It will mean big changes for anguished family members," said Rep. Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, who wrote the bill and negotiated agreements with law enforcement officials.

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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.