Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1342

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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.





Neese




    January 13, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

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 motor vehicles.

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 Disabilities".
        (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; and
        (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.