First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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    HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1117



     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles.

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

SOURCE: IC 9-18-2-26; (11)HE1117.1.1. -->
    SECTION 1. IC 9-18-2-26, AS AMENDED BY P.L.42-2007, SECTION 18, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 26. (a) License plates shall be displayed as follows:
        (1) For a motorcycle, trailer, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle, upon the rear of the vehicle, except as provided in subdivision (4).
        (2) For a tractor or dump truck, upon the front of the vehicle.
        (3) For every other vehicle, upon the rear of the vehicle, except as provided in subdivision (4).
        (4) For a truck with a rear mounted forklift or a mechanism to carry a rear mounted forklift or implement, upon the front of the vehicle.

    (b) A license plate shall be securely fastened, in a horizontal position, to the vehicle for which the plate is issued:
        (1) to prevent the license plate from swinging;
        (2) at a height of at least twelve (12) inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of the license plate;
        (3) in a place and position that are clearly visible;
        (4) maintained free from foreign materials and in a condition to be clearly legible; and
        (5) not obstructed or obscured by tires, bumpers, accessories, or

other opaque objects.
    (c) The bureau may adopt rules the bureau considers advisable to enforce the proper mounting and securing of license plates on vehicles consistent with this chapter.


HEA 1117 _ Concur

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