Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 223

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-24-11-5.

Synopsis: Designation of blood type on driver's license. Allows a person's documented blood type information to be on the person's driver's license or permit.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Miller




    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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SENATE BILL No. 223



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

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

SOURCE: IC 9-24-11-5; (05)IN0223.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-24-11-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 5. (a) A permit or license issued under this chapter must bear the distinguishing number assigned to the permittee or licensee, and must contain:
        (1) the name of the permittee or licensee;
        (2) the date of birth of the permittee or licensee;
        (3) the mailing address or residence address of the permittee or licensee;
        (4) a brief description of the permittee or licensee;
        (5) if the permittee or licensee is less than eighteen (18) years of age at the time of issuance, the dates on which the permittee or licensee will become:
            (A) eighteen (18) years of age; and
            (B) twenty-one (21) years of age;
        (6) if the permittee or licensee is at least eighteen (18) years of age but less than twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of issuance, the date on which the permittee or licensee will become

twenty-one (21) years of age; and
        (7) except as provided in subsection (c), for the purpose of identification, a:
            (A) photograph; or
            (B) computerized image;
        of the permittee or licensee; and
        (8) if the permittee or licensee provides documentation from a medical laboratory or a blood center (as defined in IC 16-41-12-3), the permittee's or licensee's blood type, including the rhesus (Rh) factor;

and additional information that the bureau considers necessary, including a space for reproduction of the signature of the permittee or licensee.
    (b) In carrying out this section, the bureau shall obtain the equipment necessary to provide the photographs and computerized images for permits and licenses as provided in subsection (a).
    (c) The following permits or licenses do not require a photograph or computerized image:
        (1) Temporary motorcycle learner's permit issued under IC 9-24-8.
        (2) Motorcycle learner's permit issued under IC 9-24-8.
        (3) Operator's license reissued under IC 9-24-12-6.
    (d) The bureau may provide for the omission of a photograph or computerized image from any other license or permit if there is good cause for the omission.
    (e) The information contained on the permit or license as required by subsection (a)(5) or (a)(6) for a permittee or licensee who is less than twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of issuance shall be printed perpendicular to the bottom edge of the permit or license.