Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 403

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-18-18-1.

Synopsis: Disabled Hoosier veteran license plate. Provides for the issuance of a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate to a person who: (1) has been rated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (department) as being at least 50% disabled; and (2) receives service connected compensation from the department. (Current law provides that the person must be rated 100% disabled.)

Effective: July 1, 2013.





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    January 10, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 403



    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 9-18-18-1; (13)IN0403.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-18-18-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.87-2010, SECTION 12, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. (a) A person may apply for, receive, and display a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate on the person's vehicle for private and personal use if the person, as the result of having served in the armed forces of the United States, has:
        (1) lost sight in both eyes or suffered permanent impairment of vision in both eyes to the extent of being eligible for service-connected compensation for the loss;
        (2) suffered the loss of one (1) or both feet or the permanent loss of use of one (1) or both feet;
        (3) suffered the loss of one (1) or both hands or the permanent loss of use of one (1) or both hands;
        (4) a United States Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating for a physical condition that precludes the person from walking without pain or difficulty; or
        (5) been rated by the United States Department of Veterans

Affairs as being one hundred at least fifty percent (100%) (50%) disabled and is receiving service related compensation from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
    (b) An application for a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must be accompanied by a certificate from the:
        (1) United States Department of Veterans Affairs; or
        (2) appropriate branch of the armed forces of the United States;
confirming the eligibility of the person submitting the application for the disabled Hoosier veteran license plate.