The new restrictions come after city council members voted on a proposed amendment to the city’s animal ordinance Tuesday night.
Political analysts say the measure has less of a chance for approval in 2016 than it would have if it were on the ballot this year.
The House Minority Leader is filing to change the bill's second sentence, but isn't sure he will offer the change when the bill goes to the floor next week.
The Elections Committee approved the constitutional amendment in a 9-3 vote.
After hearing hours of testimony, the House committee chair delayed a vote on House Joint Resolution 3.
Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce officials say if the General Assembly approves the proposal, it will have a negative impact on the city’s business climate.
Some business leaders say a state constitutional ban on same sex marriage would stymie their efforts to recruit top talent.
In a statement released on his Facebook page, Senator Joe Donnelly said he opposes amending both the Indiana and U.S. constitutions to ban same-sex marriage.
The Senate President Pro Tem David Long is seeking to cap federal spending through a U.S. constitutional amendment.
Republican lawmakers said Thursday they would not vote this session on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.