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4:43 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Indiana Lawmakers Approve Stage Safety Bill

Indiana lawmakers have given final approval to a two-year extension of regulations on temporary outdoor stage rigging developed after the a deadly state fair stage collapse.

The proposal would keep in place until 2016 the temporary rules that were approved last summer by Indiana's building safety commission.

Bill sponsor Rep. Robert Cherry says that would give the commission time to hold hearings and take other steps needed to adopt permanent rules.

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