A new bill (S. 318) introduced in the U.S. Senate would require additional security at airport checkpoints and would increase penalties for those who circumvent screening. The measure would mandate the use of security cameras to monitor all screening areas and all locations where passengers exit sterile parts of the airport.
A new Indiana law (formerly S.B 411) prohibits employers from asking prospective or current employees questions about firearm ownership. Employers may not ask whether the employee owns, possesses, uses, or transports a firearm or ammunition unless these activities are required to fulfill the employee’s job duties.
A bill (S. 401) that would revise the criminal code to strengthen penalties for bribery and corruption convictions has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill will now be considered by the full Senate.