Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1613

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-21-8-48.

Synopsis: Covering the contents of a vehicle. Provides that if a vehicle is equipped with a tarpaulin, the tarpaulin must cover the contents of the vehicle when the vehicle is driven or moved on a highway.

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Elrod




    January 26, 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. 1613



    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 9-21-8-48; (07)IN1613.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-21-8-48 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 48. (a) A vehicle, except:
        (1) a vehicle containing poultry or livestock being transported to market; or
        (2) a highway maintenance vehicle engaged in spreading sand or deicing chemicals;
may not be driven or moved on a highway if the vehicle's contents are dripping, sifting, leaking, or otherwise escaping from the vehicle.
     (b) If a vehicle is equipped with a tarpaulin, the tarpaulin must cover the contents of the vehicle when the vehicle is driven or moved on a highway.