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Senate Bill 0261

Senate Bill 0261

ARCHIVE (2000)

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Anti-terrorism measures. Requires the Indiana emergency medical services commission to provide training and certification standards for the administration of antidotes, vaccines, and antibiotics in situations related to a terrorist or military attack. Requires the state department of health to monitor dangerous communicable diseases and outbreaks of diseases known or suspected to be used as weapons. Requires the state department of health to develop capabilities and procedures to identify unknown substances that may be weapons. Defines 'terrorism' and 'weapon of mass destruction'. Imposes criminal penalties for terrorism, agricultural terrorism, and false reporting of the placement or introduction of a weapon of mass destruction. Enhances the penalty for computer tampering when the offense is committed for the purpose of terrorism.
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    In Committee - first House
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