SB 350-5_ Filed 04/10/2001, 10:33


Text Box


    PREVAILED      Roll Call No. _______
    FAILED        Ayes _______
    WITHDRAWN        Noes _______
    RULED OUT OF ORDER


[
HOUSE MOTION ____

]

MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 350 be amended to read as follows:

    Page 1, between lines 12 and 13, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    "SECTION 2. IC  9-18-15-1 , AS AMENDED BY P.L.222-1999, SECTION 9, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2003]: Sec. 1. (a) A person who is the registered owner or lessee of a:
        (1) passenger motor vehicle;
        (2) motorcycle;
        (3) recreational vehicle; or
        (4) vehicle registered as a truck with a declared gross weight of not more than:
            (A) eleven thousand (11,000) pounds;
            (B) nine thousand (9,000) pounds; or
            (C) seven thousand (7,000) pounds;
registered with the bureau or who makes an application for an original registration or renewal registration of a vehicle may apply to the bureau for a personalized license plate to be affixed to the vehicle for which registration is sought instead of the regular license plate.
    (b) A person who:
        (1) is the registered owner or lessee of a vehicle described in subsection (a); and
        (2) is eligible to receive a license plate for the vehicle under:
            (A) IC  9-18-17 (prisoner of war license plates);
            (B) IC  9-18-18 (disabled veteran license plates);
            (C) IC  9-18-19 (purple heart license plates);


            (D) IC  9-18-20 (Indiana national guard license plates);
            (E) IC  9-18-21 (Indiana guard reserve license plates);
            (F) IC  9-18-22 (license plates for persons with disabilities);
            (G) IC  9-18-23 (amateur radio operator license plates);
            (H) IC  9-18-24 (civic event license plates);
            (I) IC  9-18-25 (special group recognition license plates);
            (J) IC  9-18-29 (environmental license plates);
            (K) IC  9-18-30 (children's trust license plates);
            (L) IC  9-18-31 (education license plates);
            (M) IC  9-18-32.2 (drug free Indiana trust license plates);
            (N) IC  9-18-33 (Indiana FFA trust license plates);
            (O) IC  9-18-34 (Indiana firefighter license plates);
            (P) IC  9-18-35 (Indiana food bank trust license plates);
            (Q) IC  9-18-36 (Indiana girl scouts trust license plates);
            (R) IC  9-18-37 (Indiana boy scouts trust license plates);
            (S) IC  9-18-38 (Indiana retired armed forces member license plates);
            (T) IC  9-18-39 (Indiana antique car museum trust license plates);
            (U) IC  9-18-40 (D.A.R.E. Indiana trust license plates);
            (V) IC  9-18-41 (Indiana arts trust license plates);
            (W) IC  9-18-42 (Indiana health trust license plates);
            (X) IC  9-18-43 (Indiana mental health trust license plates);
            (Y) IC  9-18-44 (Indiana Native American Trust license plates);
            (Z) IC  9-18-45.8 (Pearl Harbor survivor license plates); or
            (AA) IC  9-18-46.2 (Indiana state educational institution trust license plates); or
            (BB) IC 9-18-50 (Mothers Assistance Trust License             Plates);

may apply to the bureau for a personalized license plate to be affixed to the vehicle for which registration is sought instead of the regular special recognition license plate.
    Page 3, between lines 21 and 22, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    "SECTION 5. IC 9-18-50 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 50. Mothers Assistance Trust License Plates
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "pregnancy resource center" means a charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code that is located within Indiana and organized for the following purposes:
        (1) The provision of counseling and/or information for pregnant women and persons relative to the pregnancy on matters intended to result in a live birth and possible home placement of the child;
        (2) Assistance to mothers in the adoption of a child through         a non-public child placing agency licensed under IC 12-17.4-         6;
        (3) The provision of assistance to expectant mothers in         obtaining shelter, child care, education, or employment         before or after childbirth; or
        (4) The provision of any combination of services in         subsections (1), (2), and (3) of this section.
    Sec. 2 The bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue a Mothers Assistance trust license plate. The Mothers Assistance license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.
    Sec. 3. After December 31, 2002, a person who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive a Mothers Assistance license plate under this chapter upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for a Mothers Assistance license plate.
        (2) Paying the fees under section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. (a) The fees for a Mothers Assistance license plate are as follows:
        (1) The appropriate fee under IC 9-29-5-38 (a).
        (2) An annual fee of twenty-five dollars ($25).
    (b) The annual fee referred to in subsection (a)(2) shall be collected by the bureau.
    (c) The annual fee described in subsection (a)(2) shall be deposited in the fund established by section 5 of this chapter.
    Sec. 5. (a) The Mothers Assistance trust fund is established.
    (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 trust funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund. Money in the fund is continuously appropriated for the purposes of this section.
    (c) The commissioner shall administer the fund. Expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute the money from the fund to the organization established under section 6 of this chapter.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    Sec. 6. (a) To qualify for distributions from the Mothers Assistance trust fund, representatives of charitable organizations that are located within Indiana, that are exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, and that are designated in subsection (b) must establish an organization that:
        (1) is a charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code;
        (2) is registered to do business in Indiana;
        (3) is located in Indiana; and
        (4) exists for the purpose of raising funds on behalf of the organizations designated in section 1 of this chapter.
    (b) An organization established under subsection (a) must include the following:
        (1) Three (3) representatives from an organization         designated in section 1(1) of this chapter;
        (2) One (1) representative from an organization designated in section 1(2) of this chapter; and,
        (3) One (1) representative from an organization designated in section 1(3) of this chapter.
    (c) The organization established under subsection (c) shall distribute money received through a distribution under section 5 of the this chapter to organizations defined under section 1 of this chapter; however, the organization established under subsection (a) shall provide applications that allow a person purchasing a Mothers Assistance Trust license plate to designate a specific pregnancy resource center as the recipient of the fee collected under section 4(a)(2) of this chapter.
    Sec. 7. Notwithstanding the designation of fees under this section, the organization established under section 6(a) of this chapter may retain from each distribution of funds to the organization under section 5(d) of this chapter an amount sufficient to pay the reasonable costs of administering the program.
"
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 350 as printed April 6, 2001.)

    

________________________________________

Representative KRUSE


RH 035002/DI rs
2001