SB 6-2_ Filed 03/20/2003, 09:13


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COMMITTEE REPORT


                                                        YES:

13

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Roads and Transportation     , to which was referred       Senate Bill 6     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles.

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (03)AM000602.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 14.
    Page 1, line 15, delete "commits air bag tampering, a Class A misdemeanor." and insert:
SOURCE: IC 9-13-2-79.7; (03)AM000602.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 9-13-2-79.7 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 79.7. "Inflatable restraint system", for purposes of IC 9-19-10.5 , has the meaning set forth in IC 9-19-10.5-1.
SOURCE: IC 9-13-2-105; (03)AM000602.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-13-2-105 , AS AMENDED BY P.L.143-2002, SECTION 2, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 105. (a) "Motor vehicle" means, except as

otherwise provided in this section, a vehicle that is self-propelled. The term does not include a farm tractor, an implement of husbandry, or an electric personal assistive mobility device.
    (b) "Motor vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-21, means:
        (1) a vehicle except a motorized bicycle that is self-propelled; or
        (2) a vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails.
    (c) "Motor vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-19-10.5 and IC 9-25, means a vehicle that is self-propelled upon a highway in Indiana. The term does not include a farm tractor.
    (d) "Motor vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-30-10 , does not include a motorized bicycle.

SOURCE: IC 9-19-10.5; (03)AM000602.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 9-19-10.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]:
     Chapter 10.5. Inflatable Restraint Systems
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "inflatable restraint system" means an air bag that is activated in a crash.
    Sec. 2. A person may not knowingly or intentionally install in a motor vehicle, as part of the motor vehicle's inflatable restraint system, an object that does not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 208 (49 CFR 571.208) for the make, model, and year of the motor vehicle.

     Sec. 3. A person may not knowingly or intentionally:
        (1) sell;
        (2) lease;
        (3) trade; or
        (4) transfer;
a motor vehicle in which is installed, as part of the motor vehicle's inflatable restraint system, an object that does not comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 208 (49 CFR 571.208) for the make, model, and year of the motor vehicle to an Indiana resident.

     Sec. 4. A person who violates section 2 of this chapter commits a Class A misdemeanor.".
SOURCE: Page 1, line 16; (03)AM000602.1. -->     Page 1, line 16, delete "Class C" and insert " Class D".
    Page 1, line 17, after "tampering" insert " .
     Sec. 5. A person who violates section 3 of this chapter commits

a Class D felony.

SOURCE: ; (03)AM000602.4. -->     SECTION 4. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003] IC 9-19-10.5-4 and IC 9-19-10.5-5 , both as added by this act, apply only to acts committed after June 30, 2003.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 6 as printed January 31, 2003.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Reske


AM000602/DI 96    2003