HB 1280-1_ Filed 02/15/2007, 09:49
Adopted 2/15/2007


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Interstate and International Cooperation     , to which was referred       House Bill 1280     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: IC 8-2.1-22-46; (07)AM128001.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 8-2.1-22-46, AS AMENDED BY P.L.1-2006, SECTION 152, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 46. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, common and contract carriers and other carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or household goods for hire, over regular or irregular routes, whether operating pursuant to a certificate or permit or as an exempt carrier under section 2.1(5) of this chapter, shall file with the department proof of financial responsibility in the form of surety bonds or policies of insurance or shall qualify as a self-insured. The minimum level of financial responsibility required shall be as follows:
         (1) For contract carriers other than those described in subdivision (2), the minimum level established under 49 U.S.C.

13906(a)(1). 49 U.S.C. 31138.
         (2) For contract carriers that transport railroad employees, at least five million dollars ($5,000,000).
    (b) A person who violates this section commits a Class C infraction. However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated judgment for violating this section.
    (c) In addition to any other penalty imposed upon a person for a conviction of a Class A misdemeanor under subsection (b), the law enforcement agency may impound the vehicles owned by the person. Unless the vehicle is impounded or forfeited under a law other than this section, the vehicle shall be released to the carrier when the carrier complies with this section.
    (Reference is to HB 1280 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Harris E


AM128001/DI 73    2007