Reprinted

February 27, 2008





ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1318

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DIGEST OF HB 1318 (Updated February 26, 2008 5:55 pm - DI 71)



Citations Affected: IC 9-29; IC 16-41; IC 33-37.

Synopsis: Funding for spinal cord and brain injury fund and law enforcement continuing education program court fee. Eliminates the $10 registration fee on motorcycles that is designated for deposit in the spinal cord and brain injury fund. Provides for a fee of thirty cents to be collected after December 31, 2008, for registration of certain vehicles, to be deposited in the spinal cord and brain injury fund. Resolves a technical conflict. Increases the law enforcement continuing education program fee from $3 to $4. Makes an appropriation.

Effective: July 1, 2008.





Mays , Crawford , Wolkins , Austin
(SENATE SPONSORS _ BECKER, MILLER, SIMPSON, DEIG)




    January 15, 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.
    January 29, 2008, engrossed.
    January 30, 2008, read third time, passed. Yeas 91, nays 5.

SENATE ACTION

    February 5, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
    February 21, 2008, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 26, 2008, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.





Reprinted

February 27, 2008

Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)


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ENGROSSED

HOUSE BILL No. 1318



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health and to make an appropriation.

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

SOURCE: IC 9-29-5-0.5; (08)EH1318.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-29-5-0.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 0.5. (a) This section applies after December 31, 2008.
    (b) In addition to the fees to be collected for the registration of a vehicle as set forth in:
        (1) IC 9-29-5-1; and
        (2) IC 9-29-5-2;
the bureau shall collect an additional fee of thirty cents ($0.30) at the time of the registration. The fee collected under this subsection shall be deposited into the spinal cord and brain injury fund under IC 16-41-42.2-3.
    (c) In addition to the fees to be collected for the registration of a truck greater than zero (0) pounds declared gross weight but equal to or less than ten thousand (10,000) pounds declared gross weight, as set forth in section 3 of this chapter, the bureau shall collect an additional fee of thirty cents ($0.30) at the time of the registration. The fee collected under this subsection shall be

deposited into the spinal cord and brain injury fund under IC 16-41-42.2-3.

SOURCE: IC 9-29-5-1; (08)EH1318.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-29-5-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 1. The annual registration fee for a passenger motor vehicle is twelve dollars ($12). and thirty cents ($12.30), including after December 31, 2008, the fee set forth in section 0.5(b) of this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 9-29-5-2; (08)EH1318.2.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 9-29-5-2, AS AMENDED BY P.L.234-2007, SECTION 43, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 2. (a) This subsection expires December 31, 2008. The fee for the registration of a motorcycle is twenty-seven dollars ($27). The revenue from this fee shall be allocated as follows:
        (1) Seven dollars ($7) to the motorcycle operator safety education fund established by IC 20-30-13-11.
        (2) An amount prescribed as a license branch service charge under IC 9-29-3.
        (3) Ten dollars ($10) to the spinal cord and brain injury fund under IC 16-41-42-4. established by IC 16-41-42.2-3.
        (4) The balance to the state general fund for credit to the motor vehicle highway account.
     (b) This subsection applies after December 31, 2008. The fee for the registration of a motorcycle is seventeen dollars and thirty cents ($17.30). The revenue from this fee shall be allocated as follows:
        (1) Seven dollars ($7) to the motorcycle operator safety education fund established by IC 20-30-13-11.
        (2) An amount prescribed as a license branch service charge under IC 9-29-3.
        (3) Thirty cents ($0.30) to the spinal cord and brain injury fund under IC 16-41-42.2-3, as provided under section 0.5 of this chapter.
        (4) The balance to the state general fund for credit to the motor vehicle highway account.

SOURCE: IC 9-29-5-3; (08)EH1318.2.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 9-29-5-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 3. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the annual registration fee for:
        (1) a truck subject to registration under IC 9-18; and
        (2) a tractor not used with a semitrailer, a traction engine, or other similar vehicle used for hauling purposes;
is as follows:
    Declared Gross Weight (Pounds)     Fee
    Greater than     Equal to or less than
    0     7,000     $ 20
    7,000     9,000     40
    9,000     10,000     70
     10,000     11,000     75
    11,000     16,000     135
    16,000     20,000     175
    20,000     23,000     235
    23,000     26,000     235
    26,000     30,000     295
    30,000     36,000     413
    36,000     42,000     506
    42,000     48,000     627
    48,000     54,000     730
    54,000     60,000     810
    60,000     66,000     858
    66,000          956
     (b) In addition to the annual registration fee set forth in subsection (a), an additional registration fee of thirty cents ($0.30) shall be collected after December 31, 2008, for a truck greater than zero (0) pounds declared gross weight but equal to or less than ten thousand (10,000) pounds declared gross weight.
SOURCE: IC 16-41-42.2-3; (08)EH1318.2.5. -->     SECTION 5. IC 16-41-42.2-3, AS ADDED BY HEA 1137-2008, SECTION 113, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 3. (a) The spinal cord and brain injury fund is established to fund research on spinal cord and brain injuries.
    (b) The fund shall be administered by the state department.
    (c) The fund consists of:
        (1) appropriations;
        (2) gifts and bequests;
        (3) fees deposited in the fund under IC 9-29-5-2; by law; and
        (4) grants received from the federal government or private sources.
    (d) The expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (e) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public money may be invested.
    (f) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    (g) The money in the fund is continually appropriated to the state department to fund spinal cord and brain injury research programs.
SOURCE: IC 33-37-5-8; (08)EH1318.2.6. -->     SECTION 6. IC 33-37-5-8 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 8. (a) This section applies to criminal, infraction, and ordinance violation actions. However, it does not apply to a case excluded under IC 33-37-4-2(d).
    (b) The clerk shall collect the alcohol and drug services program fee set by the court under IC 12-23-14-16 in a county that has established an alcohol and drug services program.
    (c) In each action in which a defendant is found to have:
        (1) committed a crime;
        (2) violated a statute defining an infraction; or
        (3) violated an ordinance of a municipal corporation;
the clerk shall collect a law enforcement continuing education program fee of three four dollars ($3). ($4).
SOURCE: IC 16-41-42-3; (08)EH1318.2.7. -->     SECTION 7. IC 16-41-42-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.234-2007, SECTION 47, IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008].