The Arc Indiana continues its advocacy as the session moves into its final month. They have been supporting several bills including:
- HB 1001, the biennial budget bill, which passed the Senate with The Arc Indiana’s requested Medicaid Waiver rate increase for DSP salaries;
- SR 44, which would have urged the legislative council committee to study the issue of supported decision making, was pulled due to time constraints;
- SB 15, which establishes a registry for physicians, nurses, individuals, and caregivers for the use of cannabidiol to treat intractable epilepsy, and a pilot registry for physicians who want to study the use of cannabidiol to treat intractable epilepsy, and which has passed both houses and has been returned to the Senate with House amendments; and
- HCR 61, A resolution commemorating the 65th anniversary of ADEC, a Chapter of The Arc in Elkhart County, IN, which passed both houses.