SENATE BILL No. 262
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 9-13-2-177.3; IC 9-25-4-5.
Synopsis: Financial responsibility for certain vehicles. Defines
"taxicab" for purposes of the law concerning financial responsibility
with respect to motor vehicles. Specifies the minimum amount of
financial responsibility required for a taxicab.
Effective: July 1, 2009.
January 7, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Homeland Security,
Transportation & Veterans Affairs.
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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SENATE BILL No. 262
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 9-13-2-177.3; (09)IN0262.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 9-13-2-177.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 177.3. "Taxicab", for purposes of
IC 9-25-4-5(4), means a motor vehicle that is:
(1) designed to carry not more than sixteen (16) individuals,
including the driver;
(2) held out for hire to members of the public who for
religious reasons do not operate motor vehicles;
(3) not operated over a definite route;
(4) a part of a commercial enterprise in the business of
providing taxicab service; and
(5) operated intrastate only.
SOURCE: IC 9-25-4-5; (09)IN0262.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 9-25-4-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 5. (a)
Except as provided in section
6 of this chapter and subsection (b),
the minimum amounts of
financial responsibility are as follows:
(1) Subject to the limit set forth in subdivision (2), twenty-five
thousand dollars ($25,000) for bodily injury to or the death of one
(2) Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for bodily injury to or the
death of two (2) or more individuals in any one (1) accident.
(3) Ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for damage to or the
destruction of property in one (1) accident.
(b) Notwithstanding IC 8-2.1-24-18(a), for a taxicab, the
minimum amounts of financial responsibility are:
(1) one million dollars ($1,000,000) for:
(A) bodily injury to; or
(B) the death of;
an individual; and
(2) one million dollars ($1,000,000) for property damage;
in any one (1) accident.