SB 343-1_ Filed 01/19/2000, 10:05

COMMITTEE REPORT




MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Transportation and Interstate Cooperation, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 343, 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 the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning motor vehicles and to make an appropriation.

SOURCE: Page 2, line 36; (00)AM034301.2. -->     Page 2, line 36, delete "or".
    Page 2, between lines 37 and 38, begin a new line double block indented and insert:
            " (EE) IC 9-18-50 (Indiana child protection trust license plates);
            (FF) IC 9-18-51 (Huntington College trust license plates);
            (GG) IC 9-18-52 (Ancilla College trust license plates); or
            (HH) IC 9-18-53 (Indiana boys and girls club trust license plates);
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    Page 4, after line 29, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 9-18-50; (00)AM034301.6. -->     "SECTION 6. IC 9-18-50 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2001]:
     Chapter 50. Indiana Child Protection Trust License Plates
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "child adoption agency" means a nonpublic charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code that:
        (1) is licensed as a child placing agency under IC 12-17.4-6 ; and
        (2) facilitates the adoption of children.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "crisis pregnancy center" means a charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code that is:
        (1) located within Indiana; and
        (2) organized for the purpose of providing counseling for pregnant women and persons relative to the pregnancy on matters intended to result in a live birth and possible home placement of the child.
    Sec. 3. The bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue an Indiana child protection trust license plate. The Indiana child protection trust license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.
    Sec. 4. A person who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive an Indiana child protection trust license plate under this chapter upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for an Indiana child protection trust license plate.
        (2) Paying the fees under section 5 of this chapter.
    Sec. 5. (a) The fees for an Indiana child protection trust license plate are as follows:
        (1) The appropriate fee under IC 9-29-5-38 (a).
        (2) An annual fee of twenty-five dollars ($25).
    (b) The bureau shall collect the fee described in subsection (a)(2).
    (c) The annual fee described in subsection (a)(2) shall be deposited in the fund established by section 6 of this chapter.
    Sec. 6. (a) The Indiana child protection trust fund is established.
    (b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public trust funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund.
    (c) The commissioner shall administer the trust fund. Expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute the money from the fund to the organization established under section 7 of this chapter.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    Sec. 7. (a) To qualify for distributions from the Indiana child protection trust fund, representatives of charitable organizations that are located within Indiana, that are exempt from federal

taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, and that are designated in subsection (b) must establish an organization that:
        (1) is a charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code;
        (2) is registered to do business in Indiana;
        (3) is located in Indiana; and
        (4) exists for the purpose of raising funds on behalf of the organizations designated in subsection (b).
    (b) An organization established under subsection (a) must include the following:
        (1) Three (3) representatives from crisis pregnancy centers.
        (2) Two (2) representatives from child adoption agencies.
    (c) The organization established under subsection (a) shall distribute money received through a distribution under section 6 of this chapter to the organizations designated under section 8 of this chapter.

     Sec. 8. (a) The organization established under section 7(a) of this chapter shall provide applications that allow a person purchasing an Indiana child protection trust license plate to designate:
        (1) a crisis pregnancy center;
        (2) a child adoption agency; or
        (3) any other charitable organization that is:
            (A) exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code;
            (B) registered to do business in Indiana;
            (C) located in Indiana; and
            (D) approved by the organization established under subsection 7(a);
as the recipient of the fee collected from the person under section 5(a)(2) of this chapter.
    (b) In any calendar year, an organization referred to in subsection (a) may no longer receive fees paid under section 5(a)(2) of this chapter if the organization has already been designated as the recipient of fees collected under section 5(a)(2) of this chapter in the purchase of at least twenty-five (25) Indiana child protection license plates.
    (c) Notwithstanding the designation of fees under this section, the organization established under section 7(a) of this chapter may retain from each distribution of funds to the organization under section 6(d) of this chapter an amount sufficient to pay the

reasonable costs of administering the program.

SOURCE: IC 9-18-51; (00)AM034301.7. -->     SECTION 7. IC 9-18-51 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2002]:
     Chapter 51. Huntington College Trust License Plates
    Sec. 1. The bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue a Huntington College trust license plate. The Huntington College trust license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.
    Sec. 2. After December 31, 2001, a person who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive a Huntington College trust license plate under this chapter upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for a Huntington College trust license plate.
        (2) Paying the fees under section 3 of this chapter.
    Sec. 3. (a) The fees for a Huntington College trust license plate are as follows:
        (1) The appropriate fee under IC 9-29-5-38 (a).
        (2) An annual fee of twenty-five dollars ($25).
    (b) The annual fee referred to in subsection (a)(2) shall be collected by the bureau.
    (c) The annual fee described in subsection (a)(2) shall be deposited in the fund established by section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. (a) The Huntington College trust fund is established.
    (b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public trust funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund. Money in the fund is continuously appropriated for the purposes of this section.
    (c) The commissioner shall administer the fund. Expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute the money from the fund to Huntington College.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    
SECTION 8. IC 9-18-52 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2002]:
     Chapter 52. Ancilla College Trust License Plates
    Sec. 1. The bureau of motor vehicles shall design and issue an

Ancilla College trust license plate. The Ancilla College trust license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.
    Sec. 2. After December 31, 2001, a person who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive an Ancilla College trust license plate under this chapter upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for an Ancilla College trust license plate.
        (2) Paying the fees under section 3 of this chapter.
    Sec. 3. (a) The fees for an Ancilla College trust license plate are as follows:
        (1) The appropriate fee under IC 9-29-5-38 (a).
        (2) An annual fee of twenty-five dollars ($25).
    (b) The annual fee referred to in subsection (a)(2) shall be collected by the bureau.
    (c) The annual fee described in subsection (a)(2) shall be deposited in the fund established by section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. (a) The Ancilla College trust fund is established.
    (b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public trust funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund. Money in the fund is continuously appropriated for the purposes of this section.
    (c) The commissioner shall administer the fund. Expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute the money from the fund to Ancilla College.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.

SOURCE: IC 9-18-53; (00)AM034301.9. -->     SECTION 9. IC 9-18-53 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2002]:
     Chapter 53. Indiana Boys and Girls Club License Plates
    Sec. 1. The bureau shall design and issue an Indiana boys and girls club trust license plate. The Indiana boys and girls club trust license plate shall be designed and issued as a special group recognition license plate under IC 9-18-25.
    Sec. 2. After December 31, 2001, a person who is eligible to register a vehicle under this title is eligible to receive an Indiana boys and girls club trust license plate upon doing the following:
        (1) Completing an application for an Indiana boys and girls club trust license plate.
        (2) Paying the appropriate fee under section 3 of this chapter.
    Sec. 3. (a) The fees for an Indiana boys and girls club trust license plate are as follows:
        (1) The appropriate fee under IC 9-29-5-38 (a).
        (2) An annual fee of twenty-five dollars ($25).
    (b) The annual fee referred to in subsection (a)(2) shall be collected by the bureau.
    (c) The annual fee described in subsection (a)(2) shall be deposited in the fund established by section 4 of this chapter.
    Sec. 4. (a) The Indiana boys and girls club trust fund is established.
    (b) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same manner as other public trust funds are invested. Interest that accrues from these investments shall be deposited in the fund.
    (c) The commissioner shall administer the fund. Expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from money in the fund.
    (d) On June 30 of each year, the commissioner shall distribute money from the fund to the organization established under section 5 of this chapter.
    (e) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.
    Sec. 5. (a) The representative boys and girls clubs that are located entirely or partially within Indiana shall establish an organization that:
        (1) is a charitable organization under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code;
        (2) is registered to do business in Indiana;
        (3) is located in Indiana; and
        (4) exists for the purpose of raising funds on the behalf of all of the boys and girls clubs that are located entirely or partially within Indiana.
    (b) The organization shall distribute the money received under
section 4 of this chapter to each boys and girls club that is located entirely or partially within Indiana.
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Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 343 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 0.

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Senator Riegsecker, Chairperson


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