Gutwein to serve on public safety and military affairs study committee

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (June 20, 2018) — State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs.

Gutwein said in the coming months, the committee will examine several topics including professional licensing for transitioning military persons and their spouses, the construction of an injured public safety officer monument, and the feasibility of an electronic system for criminal case information.

“Summer study committees allow us to dive deeper into issues that require more research,” Gutwein said. “By gathering public testimony and reviewing what other states are doing, we can offer recommendations for new laws.”

Gutwein said interim study committee hearings, which typically occur at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, can be viewed live online at iga.in.gov. This site also provides committee calendars and meeting agendas. Members of the public are welcomed to attend and testify. The list of 2018 interim study committee assignments and other legislative appointments can be found here

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State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) represents House District 16, which includes all of
Pulaski County and portions of Fulton, Jasper, Newton and Starke counties.

A high-resolution photo of Gutwein can be downloaded by clicking here.