SB 501-1_ Filed 02/27/2001, 13:43

COMMITTEE REPORT




MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Transportation and Interstate Cooperation, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 501, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 20; (01)AM050101.2. -->     Page 2, line 20, after "bus" insert " (as defined in IC 20-9.1-1-5) or a special purpose bus (as defined in IC 20-9.1-1-4.5).".
    Page 2, delete lines 21 through 22.
    Page 2, line 23, delete "30125.".
    Page 2, line 27, delete "a" and insert " a:
        (1)".
    Page 2, line 29, delete "IC 20-9.1-3-1." and insert " IC 20-9.1-3; and
        (2) special purpose bus that transports children as required under subsection (d) shall meet the requirements of IC 20-9.1-5-2.6.
".
    Page 2, delete lines 30 through 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-9.1-1-4.5; (01)AM050101.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 20-9.1-1-4.5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 4.5. Definition, "Special Purpose Bus". As used in this article, the term "special purpose bus" means any motor vehicle designed and constructed:
         (1) for the accommodation of more than six (6) ten (10) passengers;
         (2) that meets the federal school bus safety requirements under 49 U.S.C. 30125 except the:
            (A) stop signal arm required under federal motor vehicle

safety standard (FMVSS) no. 131; and
            (B) flashing lamps required under federal motor vehicle safety standard (FMVSS) no. 108;
and
         (3) that is used by a school corporation for transportation purposes not appropriate for school buses.".

SOURCE: Page 3, line 1; (01)AM050101.3. -->     Page 3, delete lines 1 through 25.
    Page 3, line 33, delete "with a capacity of at least" and insert " or special purpose buses".
    Page 3, delete line 34.
    Page 3, line 35, delete "requirements under this chapter and 49 U.S.C. 30125".
    Page 4, line 18, delete "A person" and insert " An individual or entity".
    Page 4, line 25, delete "with a" and insert " . However, a special purpose bus may be used for transportation of the children to activities other than regular transportation between the residences of the children and the school.".
    Page 4, delete lines 26 through 27.
    Page 4, line 28, delete "a" and insert " a:
        (1)
".
    Page 4, line 30, delete "IC 20-9.1-3-1." and insert " IC 20-9.1-3; and
        (2) special purpose bus that transports children as required under subsection (b) shall meet the requirements of section 2.6 of this chapter.
".
    Page 4, line 35, delete "a person" and insert " an individual or entity".
    Page 4, line 39, delete "with a capacity of at least" and insert " (as defined in IC 20-9.1-1-5) or a special purpose bus (as defined in IC 20-9.1-1-4.5, as amended by this act)".
    Page 4, line 40, delete "sixteen (16) passengers".
    Page 5, line 4, delete "with" and insert " (as defined in
IC 20-9.1-1-5) or a special purpose bus (as defined in IC 20-9.1-1-4.5, as amended by this act)
".
    Page 5, line 5, delete "a capacity of at least sixteen (16) passengers".
    (Reference is to SB 501 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 7, Nays 0.

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Senator Riegsecker, Chairperson


AM 050101/DI 92    2001