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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Bureau of motor vehicles. Removes references of Class A and Class B motor driven cycles throughout the Indiana Code. Amends the definition of "motor driven cycle". Removes the definition of "motorboat". Provides that an interim license plate issued by the bureau of motor vehicles (BMV) may be displayed on a rear facing window of the motor vehicle. Provides that an out-of-state dealer licensed in a state other than Indiana and approved by the BMV may perform a vehicle inspection for purposes of issuing a certificate of title. Extends tort claim immunity to the bureau of motor vehicles commission. Provides that Bureau of motor vehicles. Removes references of Class A and Class B motor driven cycles throughout the Indiana Code. Amends the definition of "motor driven cycle". Removes the definition of "motorboat". Provides that an interim license plate issued by the bureau of motor vehicles (BMV) may be displayed on a rear facing window of the motor vehicle. Provides that an out-of-state dealer licensed in a state other than Indiana and approved by the BMV may perform a vehicle inspection for purposes of issuing a certificate of title. Extends tort claim immunity to the bureau of motor vehicles commission. Provides that the BMV may waive the examination requirement of demonstrating an applicant's skill in operating a motor vehicle if the individual has passed a skills test given by a third party approved by the BMV. Provides that a temporary delivery permit be displayed on a vehicle in a manner determined by the BMV. Provides that an application for a certificate of title submitted only to remove a satisfied lien is not required to be accompanied by the previously issued certificate of title if the application is accompanied with certain documents. Provides that courts must submit the probable cause affidavit in a form and manner prescribed by the BMV. Provides that the BMV shall require an individual in certain instances to attend and satisfactorily complete a driver safety program and, if the person fails to attend or satisfactorily complete the program, requires the BMV to suspend the individual's license. Provides that in order to receive a driver's license, an individual who has successfully completed driver rehabilitation training must also hold a valid learner's permit. Provides that an individual who has signed the application of a minor applicant for a permit or driver's license may file a request to expire the permit or driver's license. Requires the BMV to expire a permit or driver's license of a minor applicant if the individual who signed the application of a minor applicant for a permit or driver's license dies, and the minor applicant fails to find a new signer. Provides that the BMV may suspend the driving privileges or invalidate the learner's permit of an individual who is at least 15 years of age and less than 18 years of age for certain school suspensions and truancy. Provides that in order to be considered a habitual truant, an individual must be at least 15 years of age and less than 18 years of age. Amends sections related to boat excise tax and watercraft registration. Replaces the term "operator's license" with "driver's license" throughout the Indiana Code. Provides that a security agreement is perfected when: (1) the record of the lien is electronically received by the BMV; or (2) the application for certificate of title is submitted to the BMV; as applicable. Provides that certain sections related to mobile credentials have an effective date of July 1, 2020. Provides that in the first year an amended surtax or wheel tax rate is effective, the prior surtax or wheel tax rate (as applicable) shall apply to the registration of a vehicle for the registration year that commenced in the calendar year preceding the year the surtax or wheel tax rate is first effective. ... View more