Legislators considered measures this week that would mandate drug testing for some welfare recipients and give certain schools "family friendly" designations.
Indiana legislators debated the state's budget and whether to restrict purchase of cold medications used for methamphetamine.
The Indiana Senate is considering this week legislation overhauling the state's criminal code after the House passed the bill.
Legislators considered a state constitutional amendment on hunting and fishing and a bill creating the Indiana Career Council and debated expanding Medicaid.
The bill would allocate $5 million in tax revenue each year for the next 20 years to renovate the speedway.
The legislature considered bills on Sunday alcohol sales and the state's voucher program, while GOP leaders said they would not take up a ban on gay marriage.
The Commission on Children's Issues would oversee Indiana's 31 boards, commissions, committees and agencies that deal with children.
Republican lawmakers are wary about trying to pass a state constitutional amendment because the Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on a similar case this year.
Special education advocates urged state lawmakers Wednesday to adopt formal rules governing the use of seclusion and restraint in schools.
The bill would encourage schools to teach financial literacy skills such as investing, balancing a checkbook and applying for loans.