Citations Affected: IC 9-30-15-3.
Synopsis: Open container laws. Conference committee report for Engrossed House Bill 1579.
Provides that, for purposes of open container laws, the exemption for a person who is in the
passenger compartment of a vehicle used to transport passengers for compensation or the living
quarters of a house coach or trailer does not apply to the operator of the vehicle. (This
conference committee report removes provisions concerning the number of hours of
community restitution or service that a person convicted of operating a vehicle while
intoxicated must perform.)
Effective: July 1, 2013.
Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the House upon Engrossed Senate Amendments to Engrossed House Bill No. 1579 respectfully reports that said two committees have conferred and agreed as follows to wit:
that the House recede from its dissent from all Senate amendments and that the House now concur in all Senate amendments to the bill and that the bill be further amended as follows:
Representative Smaltz Senator Kruse
Representative Soliday Senator Crider
House Conferees Senate Conferees