The full Senate will likely vote on the measure this week.
The expansion would be funded through rider fees and corporate and employment taxes.
A proposed bill in the Senate would eliminate gun buyback programs in the state.
Two bills regarding moped rules and regulations will potentially be combined this session.
Rep. Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, is proposing a tax cut to military salaries, but the bill faces a tough battles in the legislature.
After hours of testimony before a House committee, a vote on the same sex marriage amendment, HJR-3, was postponed.
Rep. Jim Lucas’, R-Seymour, proposed legislation would lower the penalty of carrying a gun on school property from a level six felony to a class A misdemeanor.
Legislators are considering measures regarding same-sex marriage, state-funded preschool and trespassing on agricultural facilities.
Legislators renamed House Joint Resolution 6 to HJR-3 and filed a companion bill that permits existing private sector benefits.
A proposed Senate bill wants to ban teenagers under 16 from tanning beds in Indiana. Currently teenagers must have written consent from a parent.