HOUSE BILL No. 1342
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 9-14-5.
Synopsis: Parking placards. Requires that a parking placard issued by
the bureau of motor vehicles to an individual with a physical disability
must contain the final four digits of the unique identification number
displayed on the individual's driver's license or identification card.
Makes it a Class C misdemeanor for a person other than the person to
whom a parking placard is issued to use the parking placard to park in
a parking space for persons with physical disabilities.
Effective: July 1, 2011.
January 13, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1342
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 9-14-5-3; (11)IN1342.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 9-14-5-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 3. The placard required under
section 1 of this chapter must contain the following:
(1) The words "Parking Permit for Persons with Physical
(2) An expiration date.
(3) The final four (4) digits of the unique identification
number displayed on:
(A) the driver's license of; or
(B) the identification card issued under IC 9-24-16 to;
the individual to whom the placard is issued.
SOURCE: IC 9-14-5-9; (11)IN1342.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 9-14-5-9 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 9. (a)
A person who knowingly and
falsely represents the person as having the qualifications to obtain a
placard issued under this chapter commits a Class C misdemeanor.
(b) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally:
(1) uses a placard issued under this chapter to park in a
parking space reserved for persons with physical disabilities;
(2) does not possess a driver's license or identification card
issued under IC 9-24-16 on which is displayed a unique
identification number that matches the digits printed on the
placard under section 3(3) of this chapter;
commits a Class C misdemeanor.