Reprinted

February 23, 2007





SENATE BILL No. 238

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DIGEST OF SB 238 (Updated February 22, 2007 4:17 pm - DI 106)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Adult rated video games. Requires the sentencing policy study committee or another appropriate study committee as determined by the legislative council to study issues related to the availability for sale and rental to minors of adult rated video games.

Effective: Upon passage.





Ford, Simpson, Howard




    January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters.
    February 8, 2007, pursuant to Senate Rule 65(b), reassigned to Committee on Economic Development and Technology.
    February 19, 2007, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 22, 2007, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

February 23, 2007

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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SENATE BILL No. 238



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning trade regulation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (07)SB0238.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the sentencing policy study committee or other appropriate study committee as determined by the legislative council.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "adult rated video games" refers to video games that contain violent or objectionable content.
    (c) The committee shall study issues relating to the availability for sale and rental to minors of adult rated video games.
    (d) This SECTION expires December 31, 2007.

SOURCE: ; (07)SB0238.2.2. -->
    SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.