An amendment to legalize baby boxes didn’t get enough support to even take a vote on it.
The commission was formed by the General Assembly in 2013 and received a progress report from a national child welfare consultant group.
Advocates of the newborn safety incubators say there’s hope for progress in the future.
The study was commissioned in response to another report showing Indiana had the second worst rate of rape among high school girls in the nation.
The Commission on Improving the Status of Children does not plan to make many recommendations for the 2014 legislative session.