SB 79-1_ Filed 04/26/2005, 12:04
Adopted 04/26/2005

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

MADAM PRESIDENT:
    Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the House 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)CC007901.1.1. -->     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 registered before:
            (A) March 1 of each year; or
            (B) an earlier date subsequent to January 1 of each year as set by the bureau.
        (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 displayed during:
        (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 (a)(2).
    (Reference is to ESB 79 as reprinted March 25, 2005.)




Conference Committee Report

on

Engrossed Senate Bill 79



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igned by:

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    Senator WyssRepresentative Duncan
    Chairperson

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    Senator SimpsonRepresentative Goodin

    Senate Conferees    House Conferees


CC007901/DI 96
2005