Citations Affected: IC 9-18; IC 16-19; noncode.
Synopsis: Anatomical gift funding. Establishes the anatomical gift
promotion fund for the purpose of receiving donations of money
collected by the bureau of motor vehicles for organizations that
promote the procurement of organs for anatomical gifts. Provides that
donations of money made in conjunction with vehicle registrations are
to be deposited with the treasurer of state and distributed to the
anatomical gift promotion fund by the auditor of state. Provides that the
fund is to be administered by the state department of health. Requires
the auditor of state to distribute $50,000 before July 29, 2000, to the
Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation to establish a statewide
telephone donor and patient referral system.
Effective: July 1, 2000.
January 11, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Human Affairs.
January 19, 2000, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
January 24, 2000, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
January 27, 2000, read third time, passed. Yeas 95, nays 1.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
subject to the motor vehicle excise tax under IC 6-6-5 or the
commercial vehicle excise tax under IC 6-6-5.5, the application
must contain the address of the person who owns the vehicle, the
person who is the lessor of the vehicle, or the person who is the
lessee of the vehicle. If a leased vehicle is to be registered under
the International Registration Plan, the registration procedures are
governed by the terms of the plan.
(2) A brief description of the vehicle to be registered, including the following information if available:
(A) The name of the manufacturer of the vehicle.
(B) The vehicle identification number.
(C) The manufacturer's rated capacity if the vehicle is a truck, tractor, trailer, or semitrailer.
(D) The type of body of the vehicle.
(E) The model year of the vehicle.
(F) Any other information reasonably required by the bureau to enable the bureau to determine if the vehicle may be registered. The bureau may request the person applying for registration to provide the vehicle's odometer reading.
(3) A space on the application in which the person registering the vehicle may indicate the person's desire to donate money to organizations that promote the procurement of organs for anatomical gifts. The space on the application must:
(A) allow the person registering the vehicle to indicate the amount the person desires to donate; and
(B) provide that the minimum amount a person may donate is one dollar ($1).
Funds collected under this subdivision shall be
distributed by the
bureau as directed by the Indiana department of state health under
deposited with the treasurer of state in a special account. The
auditor of state shall monthly distribute the money in the
special account to the anatomical gift promotion fund
established by IC 16-19-3-26. The bureau may deduct from the
funds collected under this subdivision the costs incurred by the
bureau in implementing and administering this subdivision.
(c) The department of state revenue may audit records of persons who register trucks, trailers, semitrailers, buses, and rental cars under the International Registration Plan to verify the accuracy of the application and collect or refund fees due.
distributed to the fund by the auditor of state under IC 9-18-2-16.
(b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund.
(c) The state department shall administer the fund. Any expenses incurred in administering the fund shall be paid from the fund.
(d) The state department shall select appropriate organ procurement organizations to which the
funds generated under IC 9-18-2-16(b)(3)
money deposited in the fund shall be distributed.
(e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.