Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 90

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-9.1.

Synopsis: Physicians in school bus law. Provides that a physician licensed in any state can certify the physical requirements for a bidder to receive a school transportation contract award or for a person to be a school bus driver.

Effective: Upon passage.





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    December 7, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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SENATE BILL No. 90



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

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

    SECTION 1. IC 20-9.1-1-10 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. Definition, "Indiana Physician". As used in this article, the term "Indiana "physician" means any individual who holds an a valid unlimited license to practice medicine in Indiana. any state in the United States.
    SECTION 2. IC 20-9.1-2-10 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. (a) Before a bidder may be awarded a contract, the bidder for a transportation contract must meet the following prerequisites:
        (1) The bidder must meet the physical requirements prescribed in IC 1971, 20-9.1-3-1 IC 20-9.1-3-1 as evidenced by a certificate signed by an Indiana a physician who has examined the bidder.
        (2) The bidder must have been issued a valid public passenger chauffeur's license or commercial driver's license issued by the bureau of motor vehicles.
    SECTION 3. IC 20-9.1-3-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 2. School Bus

Drivers, Physical Fitness Certificate. Every person who is or intends to become a school bus driver shall obtain a certificate that he possesses the physical characteristics required by section 1(g) 1 of this chapter. The certificate shall be made by an Indiana a physician after the physician has conducted a physical examination of the driver or prospective driver. The physician shall be chosen by the driver or prospective driver who shall pay for the examination.
    SECTION 4. IC 20-9.1-3-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 4. School Bus Drivers, Additional Physical Examinations. A governing body may, at any time, require any driver operating a school bus for its school corporation to submit to a physical examination by a licensed Indiana physician selected by the corporation. The school corporation shall pay the cost of an examination under this section.
    SECTION 5. An emergency is declared for this act.