Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1102

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-18-12-2.5.

Synopsis: Antique motor vehicle license plates. Requires the bureau of motor vehicles to authorize the display of a restored or refurbished authentic license plate from the model year of an antique motor vehicle on an antique motor vehicle. Deletes outdated language.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Tincher




    January 8, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1102



    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 9-18-12-2.5; (09)IN1102.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-18-12-2.5, AS ADDED BY P.L.79-2006, SECTION 6, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 2.5. (a) After December 31, 2007, A person who registers an antique motor vehicle under this chapter may:
        (1) furnish; and
        (2) display on the antique motor vehicle;
an Indiana license plate from the model year of the antique motor vehicle.
    (b) A license plate furnished and displayed under this section must be an authentic license plate from the model year of the antique motor vehicle.
    (c) Before a license plate is mounted on an antique motor vehicle under this section, the license plate must be inspected by the bureau to determine whether the license plate:
        (1) complies with this section;
        (2) is in suitable condition to be displayed; and
        (3) bears a unique plate number at the time of the registration of

the antique motor vehicle.
The bureau shall authorize the display of a restored or refurbished authentic license plate, but may prohibit the display of an authentic license plate under this section if the authentic license plate is not in conformance with this subsection.
    (d) If an Indiana license plate from the model year of the antique motor vehicle is displayed on a motor vehicle registered as an antique motor vehicle under this chapter, the current certificate of registration of the antique motor vehicle shall be:
        (1) kept at all times in the vehicle; and
        (2) made available for inspection upon the demand of a law enforcement officer.
Notwithstanding IC 9-18-2-21, this subsection is not satisfied by keeping a reproduction of the certificate of registration in the vehicle or making a reproduction of the certificate of registration available for inspection.
    (e) The fee to register and display an authentic license plate from the model year of an antique motor vehicle is as provided in IC 9-29-5-32.5.