HOUSE BILL No. 1059
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.
January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Roads and Transportation.
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
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,
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.