Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1410

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Study of vehicle registration and plate suspension. Establishes the interim study committee on vehicle registration suspension and license plate forfeiture. Requires the committee to study: (1) the means by which the registration of a motor vehicle may be suspended and its license plate subject to forfeiture when the driver's license of the individual to whom the motor vehicle is registered has been suspended for operating a vehicle while intoxicated; and (2) the method by which the motor vehicle's registration may be reinstated and its license plate reissued upon application by a member of the individual's household who possesses a valid driver's license.

Effective: July 1, 2009.





Burton




    January 13, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.







Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1410



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning motor vehicles.

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

SOURCE: ; (09)IN1410.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009] (a) As used in this SECTION, "committee" refers to the interim study committee on vehicle registration suspension and license plate forfeiture 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 vehicle registration suspension and license plate forfeiture. The committee shall study:
        (1) the means by which:
            (A) the registration and license plate of a motor vehicle may be suspended; and
            (B) the license plate of a motor vehicle may be subject to forfeiture;
        as an additional penalty when the driver's license of the individual to whom the motor vehicle is registered has been suspended under IC 9-30-5; and
        (2) the method by which:
            (A) the registration and license plate of the motor vehicle may be reinstated; and
            (B) the license plate of the motor vehicle may be reissued;
        upon application by a member of the household of the individual described in subdivision (1) who possesses a valid driver's license.
    (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 November 1, 2009.