March 28, 2001
HOUSE BILL No. 1007
DIGEST OF HB 1007
(Updated March 27, 2001 11:55 AM - DI 92)
Citations Affected: IC 9-21; IC 33-19.
Synopsis: Speed limits. Makes it a Class B infraction (subject to a
maximum civil judgment of $1,000) instead of a Class C infraction
(subject to a maximum civil judgment of $500) for a person to violate
a speed limit that is imposed in the immediate vicinity of a worksite
when workers are present.
Effective: July 1, 2001.
(SENATE SPONSOR _ LANDSKE)
January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
February 21, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.
February 26, 2001, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
February 27, 2001, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 93, nays 2.
March 5, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Transportation and Interstate
March 27, 2001, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
March 28, 2001
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1007
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 9-21-5-11; (01)EH1007.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 9-21-5-11 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 11. (a) Subject to
subsection (b), the Indiana department of transportation, the
transportation finance authority,
and or a local authority may establish
temporary maximum speed limits in their respective jurisdictions and
in the vicinity of a worksite without conducting an engineering study
and investigation required under this article. The establishing authority
shall post signs notifying the traveling public of the temporary
maximum speed limits established under this section.
(b) Worksite speed limits set under this section must be ten (10)
miles below the maximum established speed limit. A worksite speed
limit may not exceed forty-five (45) miles per hour in any location.
SOURCE: IC 9-21-5-13; (01)EH1007.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 9-21-5-13, AS AMENDED BY P.L.42-2000,
SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 13. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a
person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction.
(b) A person who exceeds a speed limit that is:
(1) established under section 6 of this chapter and
(2) imposed only in the immediate vicinity of a school when
children are present; or
(2) established under section 11 of this chapter and imposed
only in the immediate vicinity of a worksite when workers are
commits a Class B infraction.
SOURCE: IC 33-19-6-14; (01)EH1007.1.3. -->
SECTION 3. IC 33-19-6-14, AS AMENDED BY P.L.75-1999,
SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 14. (a) This section applies to criminal, infraction,
and ordinance violation actions that are traffic offenses (as defined in
(b) The clerk shall collect a highway
zone fee of fifty
cents ($0.50). However, if the criminal action, infraction, or ordinance
violation is exceeding a worksite speed limit (as provided in
IC 9-21-5-11 IC 9-21-5-2 and authorized by IC 9-21-5-3
) or failure
to merge (as provided in IC 9-21-8-7.5) and the judge orders the clerk
to collect the fee for exceeding a worksite speed limit or failure to
merge, the clerk shall collect a highway
zone fee of
twenty-five dollars and fifty cents ($25.50).