February 18, 2000





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1419

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DIGEST OF HB 1419 (Updated February 16, 2000 2:28 PM - DI 98)



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.





Grubb, Dillon, Welch
(SENATE SPONSORS _ HARRISON, BREAUX)




    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.

SENATE ACTION

    January 28, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.
    February 17, 2000, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 18, 2000

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1419



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 9-18-2-16; (00)EH1419.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-18-2-16, AS AMENDED BY P.L.181-1999, SECTION 13, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 16. (a) A person who owns a vehicle must sign an application in ink to register the vehicle.
    (b) An application to register a vehicle must contain the following:
        (1) The:
            (A) name, bona fide residence, and mailing address, including the name of the county, of the person who owns the vehicle; or
            (B) business address, including the name of the county, of the person that owns the vehicle if the person is a firm, a partnership, an association, a corporation, a limited liability company, or a unit of government.
        If the vehicle that is being registered has been leased and is 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 is leasing the vehicle. If the vehicle that is being registered has been leased and is not         

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.

SOURCE: IC 16-19-3-26; (00)EH1419.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 16-19-3-26 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 26. (a) The anatomical gift promotion fund is established. The fund consists of amounts

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.

SOURCE: ; (00)EH1419.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000] (a) Before July 15, 2000, the bureau of motor vehicles shall deposit with the treasurer of state in the special account required by IC 9-18-2-16, as amended by this act, all donations collected by the bureau before July 1, 2000, under IC 9-18-2-16, as amended by this act. Before July 29, 2000, the auditor of state shall distribute the money deposited in the special account under this SECTION as follows:
        (1) Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to the Indiana Donation Alliance Foundation for the establishment of a statewide telephone donor and patient referral system.
        (2) All money remaining in the special account after the payment required under subdivision (1) to the anatomical gift promotion fund established under IC 16-19-3-26, as amended by this act .
    (b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2001.