SB 79-1_ Filed 04/26/2005, 12:42
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT
DIGEST FOR ESB 79
Citations Affected: IC 9-18-2-7.
Synopsis: Intrastate commercial vehicle registration. Conference committee report for ESB 79.
Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles may adopt rules to issue staggered registration to
certain intrastate commercial vehicles. (This conference committee report removes a provision
that a certain federal requirement concerning diabetic drivers operating motor vehicles for
private carriers of property would not apply when the carrier vehicle would be operated
intrastate under specific circumstances.)
Effective: July 1, 2005.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT
Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the Senate
upon Engrossed House Amendments to Engrossed Senate Bill No. 79 respectfully reports that
said two committees have conferred and agreed as follows to wit:
that the Senate recede from its dissent from all House amendments and that
the Senate now concur in all House amendments to the bill and that the bill
be further amended as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
SOURCE: IC 9-18-2-7; (05)CC007901.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 9-18-2-7, AS AMENDED BY HEA 1288-2005, IS
AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]:
Sec. 7. (a) A person who owns a vehicle subject to registration shall
register each vehicle owned by the person as follows:
(1) A vehicle subject to section 8 of this chapter shall be registered
under section 8.
(2) Subject to subsection (g),
a vehicle not subject to section 8 of
this chapter or to the International Registration Plan shall be
(A) March 1 of each year; or
(B) an earlier date subsequent to January 1 of each year as set by
(3) School buses owned by a school corporation are exempt from
annual registration but are subject to registration under IC 20-27-7.
(4) Subject to subsection (f), a vehicle subject to the International
Registration Plan shall be registered before April 1 of each year.
(b) Registrations and re-registrations under this section are for the
calendar year. Registration and re-registration for school buses owned
by a school corporation may be for more than a calendar year.
(c) License plates for a vehicle subject to this section may be
(1) the calendar year for which the vehicle is registered; and
(2) the period of time:
(A) subsequent to the calendar year; and
(B) before the date that the vehicle must be re-registered.
(d) A person who owns or operates a vehicle may not operate or
permit the operation of a vehicle that:
(1) is required to be registered under this chapter; and
(2) has expired license plates.
(e) If a vehicle that is required to be registered under this chapter has:
(1) been operated on the highways; and
(2) not been properly registered under this chapter;
the bureau shall, before the vehicle is re-registered, collect the
registration fee that the owner of the vehicle would have paid if the
vehicle had been properly registered.
(f) The department of state revenue may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2
to issue staggered registration to motor vehicles subject to the
International Registration Plan.
(g) The bureau may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to issue
staggered registration to motor vehicles described in subsection
(Reference is to ESB 79 as reprinted March 25, 2005.)
Conference Committee Report
Engrossed Senate Bill 79
Senator WyssRepresentative Duncan
Senator SimpsonRepresentative Goodin
Senate Conferees House Conferees