Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1350

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-18.

Synopsis: Gold Star Mother license plate. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue a license plate for mothers whose children have died as a result of serving on active duty in the armed forces of the United States or the National Guard.

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Bardon




    January 16, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1350



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

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

SOURCE: IC 9-18-25-1; (07)IN1350.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-18-25-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.58-2006, SECTION 3, AND AS AMENDED BY P.L.68-2006, SECTION 3, IS CORRECTED AND AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to the following:
        (1) Antique motor vehicle license plates (IC 9-18-12).
        (2) Recovery vehicle license plates (IC 9-18-13).
        (3) Personalized license plates (IC 9-18-15).
        (4) Prisoner of war license plates (IC 9-18-17).
        (5) Disabled veteran license plates (IC 9-18-18).
        (6) Purple Heart license plates (IC 9-18-19).
        (7) Indiana National Guard license plates (IC 9-18-20).
        (8) Person with a disability license plates (IC 9-18-22).
        (9) Amateur radio operator license plates (IC 9-18-23).
        (10) In God We Trust license plates (IC 9-18-24.5).
        (10) (11) Pearl Harbor survivor license plates (IC 9-18-45.8).
        (11) (12) Hoosier veteran license plates (IC 9-18-50).
        (12)
(13) Support our troops license plates (IC 9-18-51).
         (14) Indiana Gold Star Mother license plates (IC 9-18-52).
SOURCE: IC 9-18-52; (07)IN1350.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-18-52 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]:
     Chapter 52. Indiana Gold Star Mother License Plate
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "active duty" means full-time service in:
        (1) the armed forces of the United States; or
        (2) the National Guard;
for a period that exceeds thirty (30) days in a calendar year.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "armed forces of the United States" means the active or reserve components of:
        (1) the Army;
        (2) the Navy;
        (3) the Air Force;
        (4) the Coast Guard;
        (5) the Marine Corps; or
        (6) the Merchant Marine.
    Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "Gold Star Mother" means:
        (1) the biological mother;
        (2) the adoptive mother; or
        (3) if the biological mother is deceased, the stepmother;
of an individual who dies while serving on active duty or as a result of injuries sustained while serving on active duty.
    Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "National Guard" means:
        (1) the Indiana Army National Guard; or
        (2) the Indiana Air National Guard.
    Sec. 5. The bureau shall design and issue an Indiana Gold Star Mother license plate.
    Sec. 6. A person who is a Gold Star Mother and who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive at least one (1) Indiana Gold Star Mother license plate upon completing an application for an Indiana Gold Star Mother license plate.