A bill that would allow legislative staffers to carry guns passed the Senate and now moves to the House.
The bill passed along party lines and advances to the Senate floor.
The bill would allow those with alcohol-related convictions in the past three years to purchase firearms.
A proposal in the Indiana House would get rid of the state law that requires a permit to carry a handgun.
The attorney general of Virginia decided to repeal that state's concealed carry reciprocity with Indiana.
The measure could face a veto from the mayor's office.
Starting July 1, Indiana residents will be able to manufacture, sell, or possess short-barreled shotguns with some restrictions.
Federal law allows people to manufacture, sell, and own sawed-off shotguns, also known as short barrel shotguns, but Indiana law does not.
Authorities confiscated three guns, one of which was loaded, from two passengers at Indianapolis International Airport on Wednesday morning.
Last week Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed a proposal which would have required council approval before discharging firearms in city parks.