SENATE BILL No. 157
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 27-7-5.1.
Synopsis: Motor vehicle coverage for all operators. Requires a motor
vehicle insurance policy to provide the same amount of coverage for all
operators of a motor vehicle.
Effective: July 1, 2010.
January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Insurance and Financial
Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)
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SENATE BILL No. 157
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 27-7-5.1; (10)IN0157.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 27-7-5.1 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2010]:
Chapter 5.1. Miscellaneous Motor Vehicle Insurance Provisions
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "motor vehicle insurance policy"
means a policy that provides the kind of coverage described in
Class 2(f) of IC 27-1-5-1.
Sec. 2. A motor vehicle insurance policy must provide the same
amount of coverage for a loss, expense, or liability incurred by the
operator of the insured motor vehicle regardless of who the
operator of the motor vehicle is.
Sec. 3. A motor vehicle insurance policy that:
(1) is issued, amended, or renewed after June 30, 2010; and
(2) violates section 2 of this chapter;
is considered to provide the coverage required by section 2 of this