Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says the bill will provide additional protection against data breaches and identity theft.
House Utilities and Energy Chairman Eric Koch says he's crafting a plan with his Senate counterpart Jim Merritt.
Republicans had urged Merritt to seek the nomination for a chance to succeed Mayor Greg Ballard.
The mayor describes it as a personal decision, unrelated to local politics. He says he won't suggest a replacement on the Republican ballot.
Indiana's energy efficiency program is being eliminated, so lawmakers need to decide on an alternative next year.
Legislators say the state needs a new energy program that is 'pro-ratepayer.'
Energizing Indiana provided about $3 in savings for every one dollar spent, before it was eliminated earlier this year.
Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.
The Drug Enforcement Administration raided wholesalers and retailers in 29 states Wednesday.
The legislation approved this session, precludes the state from holding utilities to energy savings goals.