Senate Study Committee Assignments Revealed

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Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) has announced the interim study committee assignments for 2019. The committees are set to meet this summer and fall to discuss a variety of topics ahead of the 2020 Indiana General Assembly.

Members of the Senate will chair the 2019 interim study committees, while members of the Indiana House of Representatives will serve as vice chairs. You can view the full list of Senate member assignments in the document below.

"Interim study committees are a critical part of the legislative process, as they allow lawmakers to take a deep dive into important issues affecting the Hoosier state without the time constraints of the legislative session," Bray said in a news release. "Some of the larger topics we are studying this year include the formula used to provide additional funding to schools who educate a larger number of students in poverty, prescription drug pricing, rising healthcare costs, and the taxation of CBD and vaping products. I believe we will have a productive interim that will lead to positive changes for Hoosiers in the 2020 legislative session."

The Indiana General Assembly's Legislative Council last month assigned the topics to be studied in this year's committees. The Indiana House has not yet announced its committee assignments.

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