In this picture from 1999, Mayra Capote holds a picture of her daughter, also named Mayra, who was killed in September of that year. Hialeah Republican Sen. René García this year wanted to name a proposed state law after the younger Mayra, but the 15-year-old’s name was taken out of his bill at Senate President Joe Negron’s request.
In this picture from 1999, Mayra Capote holds a picture of her daughter, also named Mayra, who was killed in September of that year. Hialeah Republican Sen. René García this year wanted to name a proposed state law after the younger Mayra, but the 15-year-old’s name was taken out of his bill at Senate President Joe Negron’s request. Donna E. Natale Planas Herald file photo
In this picture from 1999, Mayra Capote holds a picture of her daughter, also named Mayra, who was killed in September of that year. Hialeah Republican Sen. René García this year wanted to name a proposed state law after the younger Mayra, but the 15-year-old’s name was taken out of his bill at Senate President Joe Negron’s request. Donna E. Natale Planas Herald file photo

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A car accident took her life. The bill her death inspired won’t be named for her.

February 27, 2017 6:00 AM

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