Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Executive Director Laura Berry says her organization didn’t ask lawmakers for a funding increase.
The bill would provide the option after a domestic violence victim gets a restraining order.
A House committee debated a series of firearm regulations, including one to allow people protected by restraining orders to carry a handgun without a license.
The state's new Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Plan focuses on stopping rape before it happens.
Congress must periodically vote to reauthorize the act, and if they can‘t agree on the fiscal cliff issue, much of Indiana's $5.5 million will be gone.