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[s22] Sen. Alting Receives Study Committee Assignments
Start Date: 6/19/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 6/20/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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STATEHOUSE (June 18, 2013) — Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) has appointed State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) as a member of the School Safety Interim Study Committee and the Tourism Council.

“Study committees are an essential part of Indiana’s legislative process,” Long said. “Many of the issues that lawmakers consider during the summer and fall months are the foundation for legislation that will come before the General Assembly in the upcoming session.”

Each summer and fall — when Indiana’s part-time legislature is not in session — lawmakers are assigned to interim study committees that meet to review the state’s top issues, as identified by the General Assembly during the prior legislative session.

“The goal of the School Safety Interim Study Committee is to ensure the state is doing all it can to provide a safe learning environment for our schools,” Alting said. “This past session we created a School Safety Grant to help schools keep students safe. During our upcoming committee meetings, we will discuss the best ways of implementing that program and additional ideas to help keep our schools safe.”

Study committee topics are assigned by the Legislative Council, comprised of 16 voting members — eight from the House of Representatives and eight from the Senate.

A full list of Senate Republican appointments can be found by visiting here.

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Contact Information:
Name: Evan Eikenberry
Phone: 317-232-9498
Email: eeikenbe@iga.in.gov
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