SB 11-1_ Filed 02/05/2013, 12:19

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 11, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

SOURCE: IC 9-13-2-109.3; (13)AM001101.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-13-2-109.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 109.3. "Motorsports" means the group of sports that are sanctioned by one (1) or more member clubs of the Automobile Competition Committee for the United States.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-9-1; (13)AM001101.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 9-20-9-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 1. (a) As used in this section, "drive away or tow away" means the delivery service performed by a transport operator by which motor vehicles in transit are delivered by driving singly or in combination by the towbar, saddlemount, or fullmount methods or any lawful combination of those methods, including coupling equipment or where a truck or tractor draws or tows a semitrailer or trailer in transit.
    (b) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together, including load, may not exceed a total length of sixty (60) feet, except for the following:
        (1) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together that are especially constructed to transport other vehicles or boats. This exception includes any combination of a truck, tractor,

semitrailer, and trailer if the combination is used exclusively or primarily in connection with motorsports.
        (2) A combination of two (2) vehicles coupled together being transported in a drive away or tow away service.
        (3) A pole trailer owned by or operated for a public utility (as defined in IC 8-1-2-1), while the pole trailer is being used in connection with the utility services of the public utility.
        (4) Trailers used in transporting oil field equipment or pipe for the transmission of oil or gas.

SOURCE: IC 9-20-13-2; (13)AM001101.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 9-20-13-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding IC 9-20-3 and IC 9-20-9, and except for length exclusive devices in accordance with 23 CFR 658.13, the following are the maximum limitations on length of a truck-tractor, semitrailer, truck-tractor-semitrailer combination, or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination:
        (1) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer combination is fifty-three (53) feet, including the vehicle and the load.
        (2) The maximum length of the semitrailer unit or trailer operating in a truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination is twenty-eight (28) feet, six (6) inches.
        (3) A maximum overall length limit is not imposed on a truck-tractor-semitrailer or truck-tractor-semitrailer-trailer combination.
        (4) The maximum length of a maxi-cube vehicle combination is sixty-five (65) feet, and the maximum length of the separable cargo carrying unit is thirty-four (34) feet.
         (5) If the combination is used exclusively or primarily in connection with motorsports:
            (A) the maximum distance between the kingpin and the rearmost axle of the semitrailer operating in the combination is forty-six (46) feet; and
            (B) the maximum length of the semitrailer is fifty-seven (57) feet.

    (b) This section does not prohibit the transportation of a motor vehicle or boat on part of a truck-tractor.
SOURCE: IC 9-20-13-4; (13)AM001101.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 9-20-13-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. Notwithstanding section 2 of this chapter, a semitrailer longer than forty-eight (48) feet, six (6) inches, may be operated on a highway designated as part of the state highway system under IC 8-23-4 only if the distance between

thekingpin and the rearmost axle of the semitrailer is not more than:
         (1) forty-six (46) feet, if the semitrailer is used exclusively or primarily in connection with motorsports; or
        (2) for all other semitrailers,
forty-three (43) feet.
    (Reference is to SB 11 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.

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Senator Wyss, Chairperson


AM 001101/DI 71    2013