SB 362-1_ Filed 01/26/2004, 10:51 Young R

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move that Senate Bill 362 be amended to read as follows:

Page 3, between lines 6 and 7, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 9-18-15-1; (04)MO036201.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 9-18-15-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.216-2003, SECTION 4, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: 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) Except as provided in subsection (c), 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 (kids first 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);
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.
     (c) A person who is:
        (1) the registered owner of a truck with a declared gross weight of not more than eleven thousand (11,000) pounds; and
        (2) eligible to receive a license plate for the truck under IC 9-18-47 (farmland preservation license plates);
may apply to the bureau for a personalized license plate to be affixed to the truck for which registration is sought instead of the regular special recognition license plate.

SOURCE: IC 9-18-47; (04)MO036201.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 9-18-47 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Chapter 47. Farmland Preservation License Plates
    Sec. 1. The bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue a farmland preservation license plate.
    Sec. 2. The farmland preservation license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.

     Sec. 3. After December 31, 2004, a person who is eligible to register a truck with a designated weight of not more than eleven thousand (11,000) pounds under this title is eligible to receive a farmland development rights license plate under this chapter upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for a farmland preservation license plate.
        (2) Paying the fees under section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. (a) The fees for a farmland preservation 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 deposited in the farmland preservation account established by IC 15-7-11-7.
    (c) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute the money collected under this section to the farmland preservation account established by IC 15-7-11-7.
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SOURCE: Page 7, line 7; (04)MO036201.7. -->     Page 7, between lines 7 and 8 begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 15-7-11; (04)MO036201.3. -->     "SECTION 3. IC 15-7-11 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Chapter 11. Farmland Preservation Program
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "council" refers to the Indiana land resources council established by IC 15-7-9-4.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "designated area" refers to an area of land set aside under IC 15-7-10-8(c).
    Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "farmland" includes the following:
        (1) Acreage used for the production of:
            (A) food;
            (B) feed;
            (C) forage;
            (D) fibre; and
            (E) oilseed crops.
        (2) Acreage used to raise:
            (A) livestock;
            (B) dairy animals;
            (C) dairy products;
            (D) poultry;
            (E) poultry products; and
            (F) furbearing animals.
        (3) Acreage used to:
            (A) grow horticultural and nursery stock;
            (B) grow fruits;
            (C) grow vegetables;
            (D) grow forage;
            (E) grow timber;
            (F) grow trees;
            (G) raise fish and other aquaculture products;
            (H) raise bees and apiary products; and
            (I) grow other crops used for agricultural income.
        (4) Areas including;
            (A) buildings;
            (B) land modifications;
            (C) wetlands;
            (D) pasture;
            (E) forest land;
            (F) wildlife land;
            (G) riparian areas;
            (H) buffers; and
            (I) other areas;
        that enhance or depend on the inherent productivity of the land.
    Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "program" refers to the farmland development rights program established by section 5 of this chapter.
    Sec. 5. The farmland preservation program is established to provide a voluntary tool to Indiana landowners to protect and conserve rural lands, including the following:
        (1) Farmland.
        (2) Other rural natural areas as defined by the council.
    Sec. 6. (a) The council may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement the program.
    (b) Under the program, the council may purchase development rights to farmland within designated areas.
    Sec. 7. (a) The farmland preservation account is established within the state general fund for the purpose of providing money to purchase development rights to farmland under this chapter. The account shall be administered by the council.
    (b) The account
consists of:
        (1) money collected under IC 9-18-47;
        (2) gifts and bequests; and
        (3) grants.
    (c) The expenses of administering the account shall be paid from money in the account.
    (d) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the account not currently needed to meet the obligations of the account in the same manner as other public money may be invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the account.
    (e) Money in the account at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    (f) Money in the account may be spent only after appropriation by the general assembly.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 362 as printed January 23, 2004.)



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Senator YOUNG R


DS 036203/DI pc
2004