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The law caps annual coverage costs at $35,000. It won't apply to self-insured companies for businesses with 50 or fewer workers.

Virginia state Sen. Janet Howell (D-32nd) from Fairfax County has a grand-nephew with autism, and she says it's been an incredible struggle to achieve this victory.

Advocates and lawmakers have been working together to pass autism insurance reform legislation in the Commonwealth for more than a decade.

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