New law goes into effect that permits concealed guns to be present on school property in locked vehicles.
A House committee today revived a measure allowing gun possession in school parking lots.
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.
Governor Pence sent legislators a letter on Monday outlining his plan for cushioning the blow to Jackson and Pulaski counties if the veto stands.
The bill will provide up to $50,000 in matching grants for school districts seeking to boost security.