Meth House Registry Bill Moves Forward

Published 02/03 2014 01:04PM

Updated 02/03 2014 01:13PM

Update: House Bill 1141 passes the Indiana House 95-0 Monday. The measure will next go to the Senate.

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        A new bill proposes a database to track properties connected with meth labs in Indiana.

        House Bill 1141 was introduced by Representative Wendy McNamara. The measure would require the real estate commission to make a home owner disclose whether a property had been used to make meth.

        Right now, state law says police must contact the health department to decontaminate a property, which McNamara says can be a lengthy process.

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