HB 1339-1_ Filed 02/17/2009, 09:13
Your Committee on Roads and Transportation , to which was referred House Bill
1339 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the
House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
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"SECTION 5. IC 20-27-8-10.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 10.5. (a) By July 1, 2010, the
department shall develop and implement a preservice special
purpose bus operator safety education training course.
(b) The preservice special purpose bus operator safety education
training course must not exceed ten (10) hours in length.
(c) Effective July 1, 2010, a person may not operate a special
purpose bus for a public or nonpublic school that is accredited by
the state board within Indiana without having satisfactorily
completed the preservice special purpose bus operator safety
education training course.
(d) The state superintendent shall provide instructors, adequate
meeting facilities, registration forms, a uniform course of
instruction, and all other necessary materials for the preservice
special purpose bus operator safety education training course
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SECTION 6. IC 20-27-8-16, AS ADDED BY P.L.231-2005,
SECTION 39, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 16. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) and
section 3(b) of this chapter, a person who knowingly, intentionally, or
recklessly violates this chapter commits a Class C misdemeanor.
(b) A person who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly violates
section 10.5(c) of this chapter commits a Class C infraction.
SOURCE: IC 20-27-9-5; (09)CR133901.7. -->
SECTION 7. IC 20-27-9-5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.99-2007,
SECTION 171, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 5. (a) A special purpose bus may be
(1) by a school corporation to provide regular transportation of a
student between one (1) school and another school but not
between the student's residence and the school;
(2) to transport students and their supervisors, including coaches,
managers, and sponsors to athletic or other extracurricular school
activities and field trips;
(3) by a school corporation to provide transportation between an
individual's residence and the school for an individual enrolled in
a special program for the habilitation or rehabilitation of persons
with a developmental or physical disability; and
(4) to transport homeless students under IC 20-27-12.
(b) The mileage limitation of section 3 of this chapter does not apply
to special purpose buses.
(c) The operator of a special purpose bus must be at least
twenty-one (21) years of age, be authorized by the school corporation,
and meet the following requirements:
(1) If the special purpose bus has a capacity of less than sixteen
(16) passengers, the operator must:
(A) hold a valid:
or (iii) public passenger chauffeur's; or
(iv) commercial driver's;
(B) meet the requirements for a school bus driver set forth
in IC 20-27-8-4; and
(C) effective July 1, 2010, meet the requirements for an
operator of a special purpose bus set forth in
(2) If the special purpose bus has a capacity of more than fifteen
(15) passengers, the operator must meet the requirements for a
school bus driver set out in IC 20-27-8.
(d) A special purpose bus is not required to be constructed,
equipped, or painted as specified for school buses under this article or
by the rules of the committee.
(e) An owner or operator of a special purpose bus, other than a
special purpose bus owned or operated by a school corporation or a
nonpublic school, is subject to IC 8-2.1.".
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(Reference is to HB 1339 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
CR133901/DI 96 2009