Several key bills are slated to hit the General Assembly Monday. Senate legislation concerning raising the small brewery production limit and replacing the ISTEP test with a new, so-called BEST test are up for second reading. Measures facing third reading in the House include dropping the Common Wage, funding for the state's Regional Cities Initiative and Sunday alcohol sales. The House will also be busy with second readings scheduled for legislation concerning the biennial budget, funding a proposed soccer stadium in Indianapolis, moving riverboat casinos inland and live dealer gaming, as well as the South Shore rail extension.

Senate Bill 62 is up for final reading in the House. It involves shortening the 2015 ISTEP exams.

Several key bills slated for discussion Monday include:

2nd Reading – Senate

Senate Bill 297 – Raising the small brewery production limit http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/senate/297

SB 566 – Calls for replacing the ISTEP exam with the BEST exam http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/senate/566

2nd Reading – House

HB 1001- Biennial Budget http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1001

HB 1273 – Funding for a multi-use stadium in Indianapolis http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1273

HB 1311 – Raising the small brewery production limit http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1311

HB 1540 – Gaming changes including live dealers at racinos and allowing riverboats to move inland http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1540

HB 1618 – Funding an extension of the South Shore rail line http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1618

3rd Reading – House

HB 1019 – Eliminating the common wage http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1019

HB 1398 – Funding for Northwest Regional Development Authority initiatives http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1398

HB 1403 – Setting up the state's Regional Cities initiative funding http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1403

HB 1624 – Sunday alcohol sales http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1624

Senate Bill 3rd Reading – House

SB 62 – Involves shortening the 2015 ISTEP exams: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/senate/62#digest-heading

Source: Inside INdiana Business

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