The bill aims to speed up the rescue of child victims of human trafficking.
The Indy 500 and other large events tend to boost demand for sex, which, in turn, increases sex trafficking.
Indiana's attorney general and a group of bi-partisan lawmakers say new legislation will improve life for Hoosiers.
The ordinance would require adult entertainers to obtain a license in order to do business or be hired by a club.
The General Assembly passes controversial bills on topics ranging from Right to Work to human trafficking.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed a law that makes it easier to prosecute people involved in human trafficking.
He says even though some traffickers may have already gained a foothold because of the legislative delay, there’s still plenty that can be done.
The new legislative session begins today, and the super bowl arrives in Indianapolis 32 days later. The combination is putting some bills on a fast track.
Proponents of the bill hope to have it in place by the time the Superbowl arrives in Indy.
Legislators expect to move quickly to plug a loophole in Indiana prostitution laws before the Super Bowl.