Council Details Interim Study Committee Topics

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Brian Bosma is chair of the Indiana Legislative Council. Brian Bosma is chair of the Indiana Legislative Council.
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The list of summer study committee topics has been released by the Indiana Legislative Council. The subjects of discussion prior to the 2019 General Assembly range from industrial hemp to medical marijuana, the impact of smoking on the Indiana economy, a review of tax incentives, examining the impact of sports gambling and regionalized water systems.

House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-88) and outgoing Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-16) will serve as chair and vice-chair, respectively. The legislative council, which divvies up the topics, is comprised of eight members from each body of the General Assembly. Committee members will be named in the coming weeks,

Bosma says "the interim provides legislators an opportunity to thoroughly vet issues and determine whether to pursue legislation next session. Summer study committees play an integral role in our part-time legislature and help pave the way for lawmakers to address a wide range of issues when we convene again in January."

You can connect to the full list of topics by clicking here.

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