Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1059

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 9-30-10-5.

Synopsis: Habitual violators of traffic laws. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles may not suspend a person's driving privileges for being a habitual violator of traffic laws unless the bureau mails a notice concerning the suspension to the person not more than two years after the date the person accumulated the most recent judgment that made the person a habitual violator.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





McMillin




    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1059



    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 9-30-10-5; (13)IN1059.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-30-10-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) If it appears from the records maintained in the bureau that a person's driving record makes the person a habitual violator under section 4 of this chapter, the bureau shall, not more than two (2) years after the date on which the person accumulated the most recent judgment that makes the person a habitual violator under section 4 of this chapter, mail a notice to the person's last known address a notice that informs the person that the person's driving privileges will be suspended in thirty (30) days because the person is a habitual violator according to the records of the bureau.
    (b) Thirty (30) days after the bureau has mailed a notice under this section, the bureau shall suspend the person's driving privileges for:
        (1) except as provided in subdivision (2), ten (10) years if the person is a habitual violator under section 4(a) of this chapter;
        (2) life if the person is a habitual violator under section 4(a) of this chapter and has at least two (2) violations under section

4(a)(4) through 4(a)(7) of this chapter;
        (3) ten (10) years if the person is a habitual violator under section 4(b) of this chapter; or
        (4) five (5) years if the person is a habitual violator under section 4(c) of this chapter;
if the bureau satisfied all the requirements concerning the notice set forth in subsection (a).
    (c) The notice must inform the person that the person may be entitled to relief under section 6 of this chapter or may seek judicial review of the person's suspension under this chapter.