February 13, 2008





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1112

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DIGEST OF HB 1112 (Updated February 12, 2008 11:23 am - DI 106)



Citations Affected: Noncode.

Synopsis: Learner's permits and graduated driver's licenses. Establishes the interim study committee on learners' permits and graduated drivers' licenses to study: (1) the minimum age at which learner's permits and probationary driver's licenses can be issued by the bureau of motor vehicles; (2) requirements for practice driving before a probationary driver's license can be issued; (3) the use of handheld devices by probationary drivers; (4) conditions to which the probationary driver is subject while driving; (5) whether a penalty should be given to a minor who accompanies a probationary driver without an accompanying adult driver of a certain age; and (6) the adoption of rules concerning driver education instruction.

Effective: July 1, 2008.





Micon , Welch , Austin , Torr
(SENATE SPONSORS _ WYSS, TALLIAN)




    January 8, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
    January 24, 2008, amended, reported _ Do Pass.
    January 28, 2008, read second time, ordered engrossed. Engrossed.
    January 29, 2008, read third time, passed. Yeas 91, nays 0.

SENATE ACTION

    January 29, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters.
    February 12, 2008, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 13, 2008

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1112



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning motor vehicles.

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

SOURCE: ; (08)EH1112.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the interim study committee on learner's permits and graduated driver's licenses established by this SECTION.
    (b) As used in this SECTION, "driver's license" has the meaning set forth in IC 9-13-2-48.
    (c) There is established the interim study committee on learner's permits and graduated driver's licenses. The committee shall study:
        (1) the minimum age at which learner's permits and probationary driver's licenses can be issued by the bureau of motor vehicles;
        (2) requirements for practice driving before a probationary driver's license can be issued;
        (3) the use of handheld devices by probationary drivers;
        (4) conditions to which the probationary driver is subject while driving;
        (5) whether a penalty should be given to a minor who

accompanies a probationary driver without an accompanying adult driver of a certain age; and
        (6) the adoption of rules concerning driver education instruction.
    (d) The committee shall operate under the policies governing study committees adopted by the legislative council.
    (e) The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the committee are required for the committee to take action on any measure, including final reports.
    (f) This SECTION expires December 1, 2008.