Indiana's attorney general and a group of bi-partisan lawmakers say new legislation will improve life for Hoosiers.
The bill creates a state grant fund that schools can use to boost security and hire school resource officers.
The bill creates a committee that will study and recommend whether the state should mandate armed personnel in schools.
The measure would provide at least $10 million in matching grant money for Indiana schools to hire more school resource officers.
The bill provides up to $50,000 to each school district for additional school resource officers.