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Senate Bill 0620


Senate Bill 0620

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 620 (Updated March 26, 2013 3:57 pm - DI 84)


Proof of financial responsibility. Provides that the law regarding financial responsibility applies to judgments in civil actions. Provides that Indiana laws providing for suspension of a driver's license or driving privileges may be used to prohibit a nonresident from operating a motor vehicle in Indiana. (Under current law, Indiana laws providing for suspension of a driver's license or driving privileges may be used to prohibit operation in Indiana of a motor vehicle owned by a nonresident.) Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) may adopt rules regarding proof of financial responsibility. (Under current law, the bureau is required to adopt such rules, and the content of the rules is dictated by statute.) Provides that the bureau may, at any time, verify that a person has legally required financial responsibility in effect. Authorizes the bureau to contract with a third party to request proof of financial responsibility. Provides that the bureau shall suspend the driving privileges or motor vehicle registration, or both, of a person who fails to maintain required financial responsibility. Provides that a court shall recommend suspension of a person's driving privileges for at least 90 days but less than a year for failure to provide proof of financial responsibility. (Under current law, the court may make such a recommendation.) Provides that if a court suspends a person's driving privileges or vehicle registration for failure to provide proof of financial responsibility, and fails to recommend a fixed term of suspension or recommends a fixed term that is less than the minimum term of suspension required by law, the bureau shall impose the applicable minimum term of suspension required by law. Requires a nonresident to provide proof of financial responsibility by having an
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