By Hunter Lovell | The Advocate
A state Senate committee gave the green light to create Team Gleason Foundation license plates to help former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason raise money to fight the neuromuscular disease ALS.
The Senate Committee on Transportation advanced the bill on Thursday.
Rep. Walt Leger III, D-New Orleans, sponsored House Bill 318, which would require a $25 annual royalty fee that would be forwarded to the foundation.
The license plate would honor Gleason and help fund the foundation’s research, which seeks to “provide cutting-edge technology to people who are living with this horrible disease,” Leger said.
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