For Stacie Mathes, that vote means her 1-year-old daughter, Josie, may finally find relief from the seizures that plague her.
“It was our hope and dream that it would (be approved), and then for it to actually happen, it’s life changing. It’s lifesaving. I think that’s the most important part of all of this. I’m speechless,” Mathes said Monday evening.
The bill heads to the governor’s desk after lawmakers in the House and Senate approved the measure Monday evening. The Senate passed the bill by a unanimous 26-0 vote, while the House voted 95-0 a few minutes later.
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