From Sunday carryout sales to expanding the list of who can purchase cannabis-extract cannabidoil, the General Assembly is considering a number of contentious issues this year. Nate Chute/IndyStar
The Indiana Statehouse is warmly lit by the setting sun around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008.(Photo: Charlie Nye/The Star 2008 file photo)Buy Photo
Indiana lawmakers won’t have the opportunity to vote on bills banning abortions, allowing permit-less carry and legalizing medical marijuana.
The Indiana General Assembly reached its deadline to pass bills out of committee this week, and many bills just didn’t get a committee hearing or a vote. Others were voted down.
Here are a few of the hundreds of bills that died in committee this legislative session, though some could always come back as amendments.
The House unanimously voted to study legalizing medical marijuana in an interim study committee, but the resolution didn’t go as far as some lawmakers wanted.
Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, filed a bill to legalize medical marijuana at