Indiana Legislature Convenes with Adjustments for COVID-19 - State and Federal Communications

January 15, 2021  •  

Indiana Legislature Convenes with Adjustments for COVID-19

Indiana State Capitol - By Daniel Schwen / CC BY-SA

Lawmakers convened the 122nd Indiana General Assembly with several adjustments due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

These changes include moving the House of Representatives to the Government Center South building and installing plexiglass barriers in Senate.

Neither chamber is requiring masks despite a push by House Democrats on Organization Day for a mask mandate.

Republicans also have supermajorities in both chambers.

Lawmakers will be focusing on writing the two-year budget, which must be done by June 30.

Additionally, they will redraw legislative and congressional district lines when the state receives the population data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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