HB 1339-1_ Filed 04/28/2009, 19:04

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT

DIGEST FOR EHB 1339



Citations Affected: IC 9-13-2; IC 9-19-11; IC 20-27.

Synopsis: Child restraint systems; special purpose buses. Conference committee report for EHB 1339. Repeals and revises the child restraint system law to eliminate certain exceptions for drivers from outside Indiana. Revises the definition of antique motor vehicle for purposes of the child restraint system law to include only motor vehicles that were manufactured without a safety belt as a part of the original manufacturer's equipment. Revises the definition of school bus for purposes of the child restraint system law. Specifies that a person may not be found to have violated the child restraint system law if the person presents a certificate issued by a physician, physician's assistant, or advanced practice nurse stating that it would be impractical to require that a child be fastened and restrained by a child restraint system because of a physical condition, including physical deformity, or a medical condition. Requires the department of education by September 1, 2009, to develop and implement a plan to promote safe driving practices for drivers of special purpose buses. Requires the operator of a special purpose bus with a capacity of less than 16 passengers to: (1) hold a valid operator's, chauffeur's, public passenger chauffeur's, or commercial driver's license; and (2) meet certain requirements for a school bus driver. (This conference committee report removes a section with an incorrect cross-reference and inserts a repealer for superseded sections that was incorrectly removed by a committee report.)

Effective: July 1, 2009.



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CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT

MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the Senate upon Engrossed Senate Amendments to Engrossed House Bill No. 1339 respectfully reports that said two committees have conferred and agreed as follows to wit:

    that the House recede from its dissent from all Senate amendments and that the House now concur in all Senate amendments to the bill and that the bill be further amended as follows:

    Page 3, delete lines 35 through 41.
    Page 4, after line 38, begin a new paragraph and insert:

SOURCE: IC 9-19-11-3; IC 9-19-11-3.3.".
; (09)CC133902.7. -->     "SECTION 7. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: IC 9-19-11-3; IC 9-19-11-3.3.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1339 as printed March 27, 2009.)




Conference Committee Report

on

Engrossed House Bill 1339



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igned by:


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    Representative Welch Senator Mishler
    Chairperson

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    Representative Soliday Senator Arnold

    House Conferees    Senate Conferees


CC133902/DI 71
2009