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Florida Legislators Bring Back Proposal to Create ‘Purple Alert’ System

State Sen. Lori Berman, D-Delray Beach, and state Rep. Joe Casello, D-Boynton Beach, offered a bill to create the system for “when an adult with a cognitive, developmental or intellectual disability goes missing, and whose disappearance is a credible threat of immediate danger or serious bodily harm to themselves" which would largely follow the “‘Silver Alert’ activation system, which is deployed when a senior citizen is missing and presumed in danger.”