Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)
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HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1331
AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 6-6-11-13; (06)HE1331.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 6-6-11-13 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 13. A boat owner shall
(1) the boat excise tax;
(2) the department of natural resources fee imposed by section
12(a) of this chapter;
(3) the lake and river enhancement fee imposed by section 12(b)
of this chapter; and
(A) the motorboat is legally registered in another state;
(B) the boat owner pays the excise tax and fees under
subdivisions (1), (2), and (3);
the fee imposed by IC 9-29-15-9;
for a boating year to the bureau of motor vehicles. The tax and fees
must be paid at the same time that the boat owner pays or would pay
the registration fee and motor vehicle excise taxes on motor vehicles
under IC 9-18 and IC 6-6-5. When the boat owner pays the tax and
fees, the owner is entitled to receive the excise tax decals.
SOURCE: IC 9-29-15-9; (06)HE1331.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 9-29-15-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2006]: Sec. 9. (a) The fee to collect the excise tax on a motorboat
registered in another state under IC 6-6-11-13(4) is two dollars
(b) The fee shall be deposited in the state license branch fund
established under IC 9-29-14.
SOURCE: IC 9-31-3-2; (06)HE1331.1.3. -->
SECTION 3. IC 9-31-3-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 2. (a) A motorboat does not have to
be registered and numbered under this chapter if any of the following
conditions are met:
(1) The motorboat is legally registered in another state and:
the motorboat has not been within Indiana for more than
sixty (60) consecutive days; or
(B) the owner of the motorboat has paid the excise tax
required under IC 6-6-11 and fees required under
IC 6-6-11-13 and IC 9-29-15-9.
(2) The motorboat is from a country other than the United States
temporarily using the waters of Indiana.
(3) The motorboat is a ship's lifeboat.
(4) The motorboat belongs to a class of boats that has been
exempted from registration and numbering by the bureau after the
bureau has found the following:
(A) That the registration and numbering of motorboats of that
class will not materially aid in their identification.
(B) That an agency of the federal government has a numbering
system applicable to the class of motorboats to which the
motorboat in question belongs.
(C) That the motorboat would also be exempt from numbering
if the motorboat were subject to the federal law.
(b) The following are prima facie evidence that a motorboat will be
operated on the waters of Indiana for more than sixty (60) consecutive
days and must be registered under subsection (a)(1):
(1) The rental or lease for more than sixty (60) consecutive days
of a mooring facility that is located on the waters of Indiana for
(2) The purchase of a mooring facility that is located on the
waters of Indiana for the motorboat.
(3) Any other contractual agreement that allows the use of a
mooring facility that is located on the waters of Indiana for:
(A) the motorboat; and
(B) more than sixty (60) consecutive days.
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