IC 9TITLE 9. MOTOR VEHICLES
           Art. 1.REPEALED
           Art. 1.5.REPEALED
           Art. 2.REPEALED
           Art. 3.REPEALED
           Art. 4.REPEALED
           Art. 5.REPEALED
           Art. 6.REPEALED
           Art. 7.REPEALED
           Art. 8.REPEALED
           Art. 9.REPEALED
           Art. 10.REPEALED
           Art. 11.REPEALED
           Art. 12.REPEALED
           Art. 13.GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS
           Art. 14.BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES
           Art. 14.1.LICENSE BRANCHES
           Art. 15.REPEALED
           Art. 16.REPEALED
           Art. 17.CERTIFICATES OF TITLE
           Art. 18.EXPIRED
           Art. 18.1.MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
           Art. 18.5.DISTINCTIVE LICENSE PLATES
           Art. 19.MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT
           Art. 20.SIZE AND WEIGHT REGULATION
           Art. 21.TRAFFIC REGULATION
           Art. 22.ABANDONED, SALVAGED, AND SCRAP VEHICLES
           Art. 23.VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS
           Art. 24.DRIVERS LICENSES
           Art. 25.FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
           Art. 26.ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS
           Art. 27.TRAFFIC SAFETY AND DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAMS
           Art. 28.INTERSTATE COMPACTS AND AGREEMENTS
           Art. 29.FEES
           Art. 30.GENERAL PENALTY PROVISIONS
           Art. 31.WATERCRAFT TITLING AND REGISTRATION
           Art. 32.DEALER SERVICES
           Art. 33.ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES

 

IC 9-1ARTICLE 1. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-1.5ARTICLE 1.5. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-2ARTICLE 2. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-3ARTICLE 3. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-4ARTICLE 4. REPEALED

[Pre-Local Government Recodification Citations:

9-4-1-27                New

9-4-1-86                formerly 9-4-1-92 part

9-4-1-135              New

9-4-14-1                New.]

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-5ARTICLE 5. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-6ARTICLE 6. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-7ARTICLE 7. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-8ARTICLE 8. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-9ARTICLE 9. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-10ARTICLE 10. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-11ARTICLE 11. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-12ARTICLE 12. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.2-1991, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-13ARTICLE 13. GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS
           Ch. 0.1.Effect of 1991 Recodification
           Ch. 1.Application
           Ch. 2.Definitions

 

IC 9-13-0.1Chapter 0.1. Effect of 1991 Recodification
           9-13-0.1-1P.L.2-1991 codification; no effect on rights, liabilities, penalties, violations, or proceedings; references
           9-13-0.1-2Preservation of materials relating to codification

 

IC 9-13-0.1-1P.L.2-1991 codification; no effect on rights, liabilities, penalties, violations, or proceedings; references

     Sec. 1. (a) P.L.2-1991 is intended to be a codification and restatement of applicable or corresponding provisions repealed by P.L.2-1991, SECTION 109. If P.L.2-1991 repeals and replaces a provision in the same form or in a restated form, the substantive operation and effect of that provision continue uninterrupted.

     (b) P.L.2-1991 does not affect any:

(1) rights or liabilities accrued;

(2) penalties incurred;

(3) violations committed; or

(4) proceedings begun;

before July 1, 1991. Those rights, liabilities, penalties, offenses, and proceedings continue and shall be imposed and enforced under prior law as if P.L.2-1991 had not been enacted.

     (c) A reference in a statute or rule to a statute that is repealed and replaced in the same or a different form in P.L.2-1991 shall be treated after July 1, 1991, as a reference to the new provision.

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.208.

 

IC 9-13-0.1-2Preservation of materials relating to codification

     Sec. 2. The general assembly may, by concurrent resolution, preserve any of the background materials related to P.L.2-1991.

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.208.

 

IC 9-13-1Chapter 1. Application
           9-13-1-1Application of definitions
           9-13-1-2Inapplication of article to IC 9-28
           9-13-1-3Repealed
           9-13-1-4References to federal statutes or regulations relating to the National Voter Registration Act

 

IC 9-13-1-1Application of definitions

     Sec. 1. Except as otherwise provided, the definitions in this article apply throughout this title.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-1-2Inapplication of article to IC 9-28

     Sec. 2. The definitions in this article do not apply to IC 9-28.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-1-3Repealed

As added by P.L.12-1995, SEC.106. Amended by P.L.3-1995, SEC.142. Repealed by P.L.4-1996, SEC.105.

 

IC 9-13-1-4References to federal statutes or regulations relating to the National Voter Registration Act

     Sec. 4. Except as otherwise provided in this title, a reference in this title to a federal statute or regulation relating to the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (52 U.S.C. 20501) is a reference to the statute or regulation as in effect September 1, 2014.

As added by P.L.4-1996, SEC.96. Amended by P.L.122-2000, SEC.14; P.L.230-2005, SEC.68; P.L.128-2015, SEC.217.

 

IC 9-13-2Chapter 2. Definitions
           9-13-2-0.1Repealed
           9-13-2-1"Abandoned vehicle"
           9-13-2-1.1Repealed
           9-13-2-1.2Repealed
           9-13-2-1.3Repealed
           9-13-2-1.4"Adapted vehicle"
           9-13-2-1.5Repealed
           9-13-2-1.6"Advisory board"
           9-13-2-1.7"Aggressive driving"
           9-13-2-2"Air conditioning equipment"
           9-13-2-2.2Repealed
           9-13-2-2.3"Alcoholic beverage"
           9-13-2-2.4"Alcohol concentration equivalent"
           9-13-2-2.5"Alley"
           9-13-2-3"Antique motor vehicle"
           9-13-2-4"Approved driver education course"
           9-13-2-5"Approved motorcycle driver education and training course"
           9-13-2-5.3"Armed forces of the United States"
           9-13-2-5.5Repealed
           9-13-2-6"Authorized emergency vehicle"
           9-13-2-6.1"Autocycle"
           9-13-2-6.3"Automated traffic law enforcement system"
           9-13-2-6.5"Automated vehicle identifier"
           9-13-2-7Repealed
           9-13-2-8"Automobile scrapyard"
           9-13-2-8.5"Automotive mobility dealer"
           9-13-2-9"Automotive salvage rebuilder"
           9-13-2-10"Automotive salvage recycler"
           9-13-2-10.2Repealed
           9-13-2-11"Axle"
           9-13-2-12"Axle weight"
           9-13-2-13"B-train assembly"
           9-13-2-14"Bicycle"
           9-13-2-15"Broker"
           9-13-2-16"Bureau"
           9-13-2-17"Bus"
           9-13-2-18"Business district"
           9-13-2-18.5Repealed
           9-13-2-18.6Repealed
           9-13-2-18.7Repealed
           9-13-2-19"Certificate of compliance"
           9-13-2-19.2Repealed
           9-13-2-19.4"Chaplain"
           9-13-2-19.5"Charge back"
           9-13-2-20Repealed
           9-13-2-21"Chauffeur"
           9-13-2-22"Chemical test"
           9-13-2-23"Child restraint system"
           9-13-2-24"Church bus"
           9-13-2-25"Civic event"
           9-13-2-25.5"Civic event vehicle"
           9-13-2-25.8"Class A motor driven cycle"
           9-13-2-26Repealed
           9-13-2-26.5"Class B motor driven cycle"
           9-13-2-27Repealed
           9-13-2-27.5Repealed
           9-13-2-28Expired
           9-13-2-28.3Repealed
           9-13-2-28.4"Collector vehicle"
           9-13-2-28.5Repealed
           9-13-2-29Repealed
           9-13-2-29.5Repealed
           9-13-2-30"Commercial enterprise"
           9-13-2-31"Commercial motor vehicle"
           9-13-2-31.5Repealed
           9-13-2-32"Commission"
           9-13-2-32.5"Commission board"
           9-13-2-32.7"Commission fund"
           9-13-2-33"Commissioner"
           9-13-2-33.5Repealed
           9-13-2-34"Component part"
           9-13-2-34.3"Compression release engine brake"
           9-13-2-34.5"Container"
           9-13-2-35"Controlled substance"
           9-13-2-36Repealed
           9-13-2-37Repealed
           9-13-2-38"Conviction"
           9-13-2-39"Court"
           9-13-2-39.5"Covered offense"
           9-13-2-39.7"Credential"
           9-13-2-39.8"Crossroads 2000 fund"
           9-13-2-40"Crosswalk"
           9-13-2-41"Current driving license"
           9-13-2-42"Dealer"
           9-13-2-42.3"Dealer manager"
           9-13-2-42.5"Dealer owner"
           9-13-2-42.7"Dealer compliance account"
           9-13-2-43"Designated family member"
           9-13-2-43.3"Director"
           9-13-2-43.5Repealed
           9-13-2-44Repealed
           9-13-2-45"Distributor"
           9-13-2-45.2"Distributor representative"
           9-13-2-45.5"Division"
           9-13-2-45.7Repealed
           9-13-2-46"Driveaway or towaway"
           9-13-2-47"Driver"
           9-13-2-47.2"Driver training school"
           9-13-2-48"Driver's license"
           9-13-2-48.3"Driving privileges"
           9-13-2-48.5"Driving record"
           9-13-2-49"Driveway or private road"
           9-13-2-49.1"Drug"
           9-13-2-49.3"Electric personal assistive mobility device"
           9-13-2-49.5"Electronic traffic ticket"
           9-13-2-49.6"Endorsement"
           9-13-2-49.7"Entrapment"
           9-13-2-49.9Expired
           9-13-2-50"Established place of business"
           9-13-2-50.5"Executive"
           9-13-2-51"Existing franchise"
           9-13-2-52"Explosives"
           9-13-2-52.5"Extra wide manufactured home rig"
           9-13-2-53"Fair market value"
           9-13-2-54"Farm product"
           9-13-2-55Repealed
           9-13-2-56"Farm tractor"
           9-13-2-57Repealed
           9-13-2-58"Farm truck, farm trailer, farm semitrailer and tractor, or farm vehicles"
           9-13-2-59"Farm vehicle loaded with a farm product"
           9-13-2-60"Farm wagon"
           9-13-2-61"Fatal accident"
           9-13-2-62"Federal act"
           9-13-2-62.5"Fire lane"
           9-13-2-63"Fiscal body"
           9-13-2-64"Flagman"
           9-13-2-65"Flammable liquid"
           9-13-2-66Repealed
           9-13-2-66.3Repealed
           9-13-2-66.5Repealed
           9-13-2-66.7"For-hire bus"
           9-13-2-67"Franchise"
           9-13-2-68"Franchisee"
           9-13-2-69"Franchisor"
           9-13-2-69.1"Fund"
           9-13-2-69.3"Funeral escort vehicle"
           9-13-2-69.5"Funeral procession"
           9-13-2-69.7"Golf cart"
           9-13-2-69.8Repealed
           9-13-2-70Repealed
           9-13-2-70.1Repealed
           9-13-2-70.2Repealed
           9-13-2-71"Gross vehicle weight" or "gross weight"
           9-13-2-71.4"Gross vehicle weight rating"
           9-13-2-72"Habitual violator"
           9-13-2-72.5Repealed
           9-13-2-72.7Repealed
           9-13-2-73"Highway or street"
           9-13-2-73.3"Highway, road and street fund"
           9-13-2-74"Hulk crusher"
           9-13-2-74.5"Identification card"
           9-13-2-75"Identification number"
           9-13-2-76"Ignition interlock device"
           9-13-2-77"Implement of agriculture"
           9-13-2-77.5Repealed
           9-13-2-78"Indiana resident"
           9-13-2-79"Individual owner"
           9-13-2-79.5Repealed
           9-13-2-79.7"Inflatable restraint system"
           9-13-2-80Repealed
           9-13-2-80.5"Instructor"
           9-13-2-81"Instructor of an approved driver education course"
           9-13-2-82"Insured"
           9-13-2-82.5"Integrated public safety communications fund"
           9-13-2-83Repealed
           9-13-2-84"Intersection"
           9-13-2-85"Interstate highway"
           9-13-2-86"Intoxicated"
           9-13-2-87Repealed
           9-13-2-88"Judge"
           9-13-2-89"Judgment"
           9-13-2-90"Labor rate"
           9-13-2-91"Lamp"
           9-13-2-92"Law enforcement officer"
           9-13-2-92.2"Lawful intervention technique"
           9-13-2-92.5Repealed
           9-13-2-92.7Repealed
           9-13-2-93"License"
           9-13-2-93.2"License branch"
           9-13-2-93.3Repealed
           9-13-2-93.5"Line make"
           9-13-2-94"Local authorities"
           9-13-2-94.2Repealed
           9-13-2-94.3"Local road and street account"
           9-13-2-94.4Repealed
           9-13-2-94.5"Low speed vehicle"
           9-13-2-95"Major component parts"
           9-13-2-96"Manufactured home"
           9-13-2-97"Manufacturer"
           9-13-2-97.5Repealed
           9-13-2-97.6"Manufacturer representative"
           9-13-2-98"Marching band procession"
           9-13-2-99"Maxi-cube"
           9-13-2-100"Medical services vehicle"
           9-13-2-101Repealed
           9-13-2-102"Metal tire"
           9-13-2-102.3"Metered space"
           9-13-2-103"Military vehicle"
           9-13-2-103.1"Mini-truck"
           9-13-2-103.2"Mobile home"
           9-13-2-103.5"Motorboat"
           9-13-2-104Repealed
           9-13-2-104.1"Motor driven cycle"
           9-13-2-105"Motor vehicle"
           9-13-2-105.3"Motor vehicle highway account"
           9-13-2-106"Motor vehicle liability policy"
           9-13-2-107Repealed
           9-13-2-107.5Repealed
           9-13-2-108"Motorcycle"
           9-13-2-108.3"Motorcycle operator safety education fund"
           9-13-2-109Repealed
           9-13-2-109.3"Motorsports"
           9-13-2-110"Moving traffic offense"
           9-13-2-110.5"Municipal waste collection and transportation vehicle"
           9-13-2-111"New motor vehicle"
           9-13-2-112"Nonmoving traffic offense"
           9-13-2-113"Nonresident"
           9-13-2-113.5"Not-for-hire bus"
           9-13-2-114"Odometer"
           9-13-2-114.5"Offer to sell"
           9-13-2-115"Office"
           9-13-2-116"Officer"
           9-13-2-117"Official traffic control devices"
           9-13-2-117.3"Off-road vehicle"
           9-13-2-117.5"Operate"
           9-13-2-117.7"Operating crew member"
           9-13-2-118"Operator"
           9-13-2-119"Operator of a special tractor mobile home rig"
           9-13-2-120Repealed
           9-13-2-120.5"Out-of-service order"
           9-13-2-120.7"Overweight divisible load"
           9-13-2-121"Owner"
           9-13-2-122"Parts"
           9-13-2-123"Passenger motor vehicle"
           9-13-2-123.3"Pedestrian hybrid beacon"
           9-13-2-123.5"Permit"
           9-13-2-124"Person"
           9-13-2-124.5Repealed
           9-13-2-125"Personalized license plate"
           9-13-2-125.5"Photo exempt identification card"
           9-13-2-126"Pole trailer"
           9-13-2-127"Police officer"
           9-13-2-128"Political subdivision"
           9-13-2-128.3Repealed
           9-13-2-129Repealed
           9-13-2-130"Previous conviction of operating while intoxicated"
           9-13-2-131"Prima facie evidence of intoxication"
           9-13-2-132"Prisoner of war"
           9-13-2-133"Private bus"
           9-13-2-134"Private business property or shopping center"
           9-13-2-135"Private driveway"
           9-13-2-136"Private property"
           9-13-2-137"Private road"
           9-13-2-138Repealed
           9-13-2-138.5"Proof of discharge"
           9-13-2-139"Proof of financial responsibility"
           9-13-2-140"Protocol"
           9-13-2-141"Public agency"
           9-13-2-142"Public highway"
           9-13-2-143Expired
           9-13-2-144"Public property"
           9-13-2-144.5Repealed
           9-13-2-145Repealed
           9-13-2-146Repealed
           9-13-2-146.1"Qualifying claim"
           9-13-2-146.3"Qualifying individual"
           9-13-2-146.5"Railroad flagman"
           9-13-2-147"Railroad sign or signal"
           9-13-2-148Repealed
           9-13-2-149"Rebuilt vehicle"
           9-13-2-149.5Repealed
           9-13-2-149.8"Recovery vehicle"
           9-13-2-150"Recreational vehicle"
           9-13-2-150.3"Recycling facility"
           9-13-2-150.5"Registered importer"
           9-13-2-150.7"Registration"
           9-13-2-151"Relevant evidence of intoxication"
           9-13-2-151.5"Relevant market area"
           9-13-2-151.7"Rental company"
           9-13-2-152"Repair or replacement"
           9-13-2-152.5Repealed
           9-13-2-152.7"Reserve components"
           9-13-2-153"Residence district"
           9-13-2-154"Restricted license"
           9-13-2-154.5Repealed
           9-13-2-154.6Repealed
           9-13-2-154.8"Retractable tire studs"
           9-13-2-155"Right-of-way"
           9-13-2-156"Road tractor"
           9-13-2-157"Roadway"
           9-13-2-157.5"Roundabout"
           9-13-2-158"Safety glazing materials"
           9-13-2-159"Safety zone"
           9-13-2-159.5"Sale"
           9-13-2-160"Salvage vehicle"
           9-13-2-161"School bus"
           9-13-2-161.3"School crossing guard"
           9-13-2-161.5"School crossing zone"
           9-13-2-162"Scrap metal processor"
           9-13-2-162.5"Secretary"
           9-13-2-163"Sectionalized building"
           9-13-2-164"Semitrailer"
           9-13-2-165"Serious bodily injury"
           9-13-2-166"Shopping center or private business property"
           9-13-2-167"Sidewalk"
           9-13-2-167.5"Snowmobile"
           9-13-2-168"Solid tire"
           9-13-2-168.3"Solid waste hauler"
           9-13-2-169Repealed
           9-13-2-170"Special group"
           9-13-2-170.1Repealed
           9-13-2-170.3"Special machinery"
           9-13-2-170.5Repealed
           9-13-2-170.7"Special purpose bus"
           9-13-2-171"Special tractor-mobile home rig"
           9-13-2-172"Speed contest"
           9-13-2-173"State"
           9-13-2-173.3"State highway fund"
           9-13-2-173.5"State police building account"
           9-13-2-173.7"State motor vehicle technology fund"
           9-13-2-174"Stinger-steered vehicle"
           9-13-2-174.5"Storage yard"
           9-13-2-175"Street or highway"
           9-13-2-176Repealed
           9-13-2-177"Tandem axle group"
           9-13-2-177.3"Telecommunications device"
           9-13-2-177.4"Text message"
           9-13-2-177.5Repealed
           9-13-2-178"Through highway"
           9-13-2-179"Towing service"
           9-13-2-180"Tractor"
           9-13-2-181"Tractor-mobile home rig"
           9-13-2-182"Traffic"
           9-13-2-183"Traffic offense"
           9-13-2-184"Trailer"
           9-13-2-185"Transfer dealer"
           9-13-2-186Repealed
           9-13-2-187"Transport operator"
           9-13-2-187.5Expired
           9-13-2-188"Truck"
           9-13-2-188.3"Truck camper"
           9-13-2-188.5Repealed
           9-13-2-189"Truck-tractor"
           9-13-2-190"Truck-tractor-semitrailer-semitrailer"
           9-13-2-191"Ultimate purchaser"
           9-13-2-191.5"Uniform time standards manual"
           9-13-2-192"Unit"
           9-13-2-193"Urban district"
           9-13-2-194"Used major component part"
           9-13-2-195"Used parts dealer"
           9-13-2-196"Vehicle"
           9-13-2-196.3"Vehicular substance offense"
           9-13-2-196.5"Veteran"
           9-13-2-197"Violation"
           9-13-2-198"Wagon"
           9-13-2-198.5"Watercraft"
           9-13-2-198.7"Waters of Indiana"
           9-13-2-199Repealed
           9-13-2-200"Worksite"
           9-13-2-201Repealed

 

IC 9-13-2-0.1Repealed

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.209. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.73.

 

IC 9-13-2-1"Abandoned vehicle"

     Sec. 1. "Abandoned vehicle" means the following:

(1) A vehicle located on public property illegally.

(2) A vehicle left on public property without being moved for twenty-four (24) hours.

(3) A vehicle located on public property in such a manner as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to the movement of pedestrian or vehicular traffic on a public right-of-way.

(4) A vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of that property for more than forty-eight (48) hours.

(5) A vehicle from which the engine, transmission, or differential has been removed or that is otherwise partially dismantled or inoperable and left on public property.

(6) A vehicle that has been removed by a towing service or public agency upon request of an officer enforcing a statute or an ordinance other than this chapter if the impounded vehicle is not claimed or redeemed by the owner or the owner's agent within twenty (20) days after the vehicle's removal.

(7) A vehicle that is at least three (3) model years old, is mechanically inoperable, and is left on private property continuously in a location visible from public property for more than twenty (20) days. For purposes of this subdivision, a vehicle covered by a tarpaulin or other plastic, vinyl, rubber, cloth, or textile covering is considered to be visible.

(8) A vehicle:

(A) that was repaired or stored at the request of the owner;

(B) that has not been claimed by the owner; and

(C) for which the reasonable value of the charges associated with the repair or storage remain unpaid more than thirty (30) days after the date on which the repair work is completed or the vehicle is first stored.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-1997, SEC.1; P.L.54-2009, SEC.2; P.L.262-2013, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.1Repealed

As added by P.L.48-2004, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.74.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.2Repealed

As added by P.L.83-2008, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.75.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.3Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.4"Adapted vehicle"

     Sec. 1.4. "Adapted vehicle" means a new or used vehicle especially designed or modified for use by an individual who is disabled or aged.

As added by P.L.147-2009, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.5Repealed

As added by P.L.48-2004, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.76.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.6"Advisory board"

     Sec. 1.6. "Advisory board", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-3.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-1.7"Aggressive driving"

     Sec. 1.7. "Aggressive driving", for purposes of IC 9-21-8-55, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-8-55(b).

As added by P.L.75-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-2"Air conditioning equipment"

     Sec. 2. "Air conditioning equipment" means mechanical vapor compression refrigeration equipment that is used to cool the driver's or passenger's compartment of a motor vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-6-44 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-2.2Repealed

As added by P.L.9-2010, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.77.

 

IC 9-13-2-2.3"Alcoholic beverage"

     Sec. 2.3. "Alcoholic beverage", for purposes of IC 9-30-15, has the meaning set forth in IC 7.1-1-3-5.

As added by P.L.53-1994, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-2.4"Alcohol concentration equivalent"

     Sec. 2.4. "Alcohol concentration equivalent" means the alcohol concentration in a person's blood or breath determined from a test of a sample of the person's blood or breath.

As added by P.L.1-2000, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-2.5"Alley"

     Sec. 2.5. "Alley" means a public way in an urban district that meets the following qualifications:

(1) Is open to the public for vehicular traffic.

(2) Is publicly maintained.

(3) Is one (1) lane wide.

(4) Is designated as an alley by the local authorities on an official map of the urban district.

As added by P.L.92-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-3"Antique motor vehicle"

     Sec. 3. "Antique motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle that is at least twenty-five (25) years old.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.146-2009, SEC.1; P.L.125-2012, SEC.4; P.L.198-2016, SEC.78.

 

IC 9-13-2-4"Approved driver education course"

     Sec. 4. "Approved driver education course" means a course offered by a high school or driver education school that the bureau periodically designates as approved, after taking into consideration the standards and methods of instruction necessary to ensure adequate training for the operation of a motor vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-33(e) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.85-2013, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-5"Approved motorcycle driver education and training course"

     Sec. 5. "Approved motorcycle driver education and training course" means:

(1) a course offered by a public or private secondary school, a new motorcycle dealer, or another driver education school offering motorcycle driver training as developed and approved by the bureau; or

(2) a course that is:

(A) offered by a commercial driving school or new motorcycle dealer; and

(B) approved by the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-33.1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.48-2004, SEC.3; P.L.145-2011, SEC.3; P.L.13-2013, SEC.32; P.L.85-2013, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-5.3"Armed forces of the United States"

     Sec. 5.3. "Armed forces of the United States" means the following:

(1) The United States Army.

(2) The United States Navy.

(3) The United States Air Force.

(4) The United States Marine Corps.

(5) The United States Coast Guard.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.79.

 

IC 9-13-2-5.5Repealed

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.80.

 

IC 9-13-2-6"Authorized emergency vehicle"

     Sec. 6. "Authorized emergency vehicle" means the following:

(1) The following vehicles:

(A) Fire department vehicles.

(B) Police department vehicles.

(C) Ambulances.

(D) Emergency vehicles operated by or for hospitals or health and hospital corporations under IC 16-22-8.

(2) Vehicles designated as emergency vehicles by the Indiana department of transportation under IC 9-21-20-1.

(3) Motor vehicles that, subject to IC 9-21-20-2, are approved by the Indiana emergency medical services commission that are:

(A) ambulances that are owned by persons, firms, limited liability companies, or corporations other than hospitals; or

(B) not ambulances and that provide emergency medical services, including extrication and rescue services (as defined in IC 16-18-2-110).

(4) Vehicles of the department of correction that, subject to IC 9-21-20-3, are:

(A) designated by the department of correction as emergency vehicles; and

(B) responding to an emergency.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-2(d).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.1-1992, SEC.35; P.L.2-1993, SEC.64; P.L.8-1993, SEC.165.

 

IC 9-13-2-6.1"Autocycle"

     Sec. 6.1. Subject to IC 9-19-7-2.7, "autocycle" means a three (3) wheeled motor vehicle in which the operator and passenger ride in a completely or partially enclosed seating area that is equipped with:

(1) a rollcage or roll hoops;

(2) safety belts for each occupant; and

(3) antilock brakes;

and is designed to be controlled with a steering wheel and pedals.

As added by P.L.82-2015, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.97.

 

IC 9-13-2-6.3"Automated traffic law enforcement system"

     Sec. 6.3. "Automated traffic law enforcement system", for purposes of IC 9-21, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-3.5-2.

As added by P.L.47-2006, SEC.44.

 

IC 9-13-2-6.5"Automated vehicle identifier"

     Sec. 6.5. "Automated vehicle identifier" means an electronic tracking device approved by the commissioner of the department of state revenue for use in connection with special weight permits for extra heavy duty highways under IC 9-20-5.

As added by P.L.129-2001, SEC.29.

 

IC 9-13-2-7Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.6. Repealed by P.L.174-2016, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-8"Automobile scrapyard"

     Sec. 8. "Automobile scrapyard" means a business organized for the purpose of scrap metal processing, vehicle wrecking, or operating a junkyard.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.81.

 

IC 9-13-2-8.5"Automotive mobility dealer"

     Sec. 8.5. "Automotive mobility dealer" means a person that:

(1) engages exclusively in the business of selling, offering to sell, or soliciting or advertising the sale of adapted vehicles or watercraft;

(2) possesses adapted vehicles or watercraft exclusively for the purpose of resale, either on the automotive mobility dealer's own account or on behalf of another as the primary or incidental business of the automotive mobility dealer; or

(3) engages in the business of:

(A) selling, installing, or servicing;

(B) offering to sell, install, or service; or

(C) soliciting or advertising the sale, installation, or servicing of;

equipment or modifications specifically designed to facilitate use or operation of a vehicle or watercraft by an individual who is disabled or aged.

The term includes a converter manufacturer (as defined by IC 9-32-2-9.5) that engages in any of the activities set forth in subdivisions (1), (2), and (3).

As added by P.L.147-2009, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.179-2017, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-9"Automotive salvage rebuilder"

     Sec. 9. "Automotive salvage rebuilder" has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-5.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(b).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.8-1993, SEC.166; P.L.92-2013, SEC.7; P.L.198-2016, SEC.82.

 

IC 9-13-2-10"Automotive salvage recycler"

     Sec. 10. "Automotive salvage recycler" means a person that:

(1) acquires damaged, inoperative, discarded, abandoned, or salvage vehicles, or their remains, as stock-in-trade;

(2) dismantles, shreds, compacts, crushes, or otherwise processes such vehicles or remains for the reclamation and sale of reusable components and parts;

(3) disposes of recyclable materials to a scrap metal processor or other appropriate facility; or

(4) performs any combination of these actions.

For purposes of this title, a recycling facility, a used parts dealer, and an automotive salvage rebuilder are all considered as an automotive salvage recycler.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(d)(1).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.151-2015, SEC.2; P.L.198-2016, SEC.83.

 

IC 9-13-2-10.2Repealed

As added by P.L.65-2010, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.84.

 

IC 9-13-2-11"Axle"

     Sec. 11. "Axle" means the common axis of rotation of at least one (1) wheel or roller that is:

(1) power driven or freely rotating; and

(2) in at least one (1) segment.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-12(f) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-12"Axle weight"

     Sec. 12. "Axle weight" means the total weight concentrated on one (1) or more axles spaced less than forty (40) inches from center to center.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-12(f) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-13"B-train assembly"

     Sec. 13. "B-train assembly" means a rigid frame extension attached to the rear frame of a first semitrailer that allows for a fifth wheel connection point for a second semitrailer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-2.2(b).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-14"Bicycle"

     Sec. 14. "Bicycle" means any foot-propelled vehicle, irrespective of the number of wheels in contact with the ground.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-2(f).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-15"Broker"

     Sec. 15. "Broker", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-6.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.2; P.L.92-2013, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-16"Bureau"

     Sec. 16. "Bureau", unless otherwise indicated, refers to the bureau of motor vehicles.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-12-1 part; 9-1.5-1-2; 9-4-1-10 part; 9-7-6-1 part; 9-7-15-1 part; 9-9-1.1-2 part; 9-11-1-2; 9-12-1-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.85-2013, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-17"Bus"

     Sec. 17. "Bus" means a motor vehicle that is:

(1) designed for carrying more than nine (9) passengers, including the driver; and

(2) used to transport passengers.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(l); 9-7-3-1(a) part; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-4 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.24-2006, SEC.1; P.L.198-2016, SEC.85; P.L.256-2017, SEC.98.

 

IC 9-13-2-18"Business district"

     Sec. 18. "Business district" means the territory contiguous to and including a highway when at least fifty percent (50%) of the frontage of the territory for a distance of at least five hundred (500) feet is occupied by buildings in use for business.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-18 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-18.5Repealed

As added by P.L.65-1992, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.118-1993, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-18.6Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.9. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-18.7Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.10. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-19"Certificate of compliance"

     Sec. 19. "Certificate of compliance" means proof of financial responsibility presented to the bureau, in a manner prescribed by the bureau, in compliance with IC 9-25 or IC 9-26.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-19.2Repealed

As added by P.L.145-2011, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.86.

 

IC 9-13-2-19.4"Chaplain"

     Sec. 19.4. "Chaplain", for purposes of IC 9-19-14.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-19-14.5-0.5.

As added by P.L.22-2013, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2014, SEC.35.

 

IC 9-13-2-19.5"Charge back"

     Sec. 19.5. "Charge back", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-9.

As added by P.L.68-2011, SEC.1; P.L.226-2011, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.11.

 

IC 9-13-2-20Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-33.3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.45-2006, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-21"Chauffeur"

     Sec. 21. (a) "Chauffeur", except as provided in subsection (b), means a person:

(1) operating a motor vehicle registered as having a gross weight of at least sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds but not more than twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds for the purpose of transporting property for hire; or

(2) operating a private bus.

     (b) "Chauffeur", for purposes of IC 9-25, means a person:

(1) who is employed for hire for the principal purpose of operating a motor vehicle upon the highways;

(2) who operates a motor vehicle while in use as a carrier of passengers or property for hire; or

(3) who drives or operates a motor vehicle while in use as a school bus for the transportation of pupils to or from school.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(aa); subsection (b) formerly 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.6; P.L.85-2013, SEC.6.

 

IC 9-13-2-22"Chemical test"

     Sec. 22. "Chemical test" means an analysis of a person's blood, breath, urine, or other bodily substance for the determination of the presence of alcohol, a controlled substance or its metabolite, or a drug or its metabolite.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-4-1-39.1(a); 9-11-1-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.94-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-23"Child restraint system"

     Sec. 23. "Child restraint system" means a device that:

(1) is manufactured for the purpose of protecting children from injury during a motor vehicle accident; and

(2) meets the standards prescribed and definition contained in 49 CFR 571.213.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-13-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.67-2004, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-24"Church bus"

     Sec. 24. "Church bus" means a bus that is:

(1) owned and operated by a religious or nonprofit youth organization; and

(2) used:

(A) to transport individuals to religious services; or

(B) for the benefit of the members of the religious or nonprofit youth organization.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-5-9(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.70-2009, SEC.1; P.L.198-2016, SEC.87.

 

IC 9-13-2-25"Civic event"

     Sec. 25. "Civic event" means an event that is staged by a private organization for the purpose of creating a tourist attraction in an Indiana community.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-12-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-25.5"Civic event vehicle"

     Sec. 25.5. "Civic event vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-18.5-10, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-18.5-10-0.5.

As added by P.L.64-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-25.8"Class A motor driven cycle"

     Sec. 25.8. "Class A motor driven cycle" means a motor vehicle that:

(1) has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider;

(2) is designed to travel on not more than three (3) wheels in contact with the ground;

(3) complies with applicable motor vehicle equipment requirements under IC 9-19 and 49 CFR 571; and

(4) is registered as a Class A motor driven cycle under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1.

The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.

As added by P.L.221-2014, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.257-2017, SEC.20.

 

IC 9-13-2-26Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-14-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.88.

 

IC 9-13-2-26.5"Class B motor driven cycle"

     Sec. 26.5. "Class B motor driven cycle" means a motor vehicle that:

(1) has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider;

(2) is designed to travel on not more than three (3) wheels in contact with the ground;

(3) complies with applicable motor vehicle equipment requirements under IC 9-19 and 49 CFR 571;

(4) has a cylinder capacity not exceeding fifty (50) cubic centimeters; and

(5) is registered as a Class B motor driven cycle under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1.

The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.

As added by P.L.221-2014, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.257-2017, SEC.21.

 

IC 9-13-2-27Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-14-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.89.

 

IC 9-13-2-27.5Repealed

As added by P.L.87-1996, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.107-2008, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.1-2010, SEC.156.

 

IC 9-13-2-28Expired

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-10-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.93-1997, SEC.1; P.L.107-2008, SEC.5; P.L.1-2010, SEC.45. Expired 12-31-2011 by P.L.145-2011, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-28.3Repealed

As added by P.L.259-2013, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.90.

 

IC 9-13-2-28.4"Collector vehicle"

     Sec. 28.4. "Collector vehicle" means a vehicle that is:

(1) at least twenty-five (25) years old;

(2) owned, operated, restored, maintained, or used as a collector's item, a leisure pursuit, or an investment; and

(3) not used primarily for transportation.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-13-2-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.91.

 

IC 9-13-2-28.5Repealed

As added by P.L.145-2011, SEC.6. Repealed by P.L.85-2013, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-13-2-29Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-13-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.9-2010, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.92.

 

IC 9-13-2-29.5Repealed

As added by P.L.188-2006, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.93.

 

IC 9-13-2-30"Commercial enterprise"

     Sec. 30. "Commercial enterprise" does not include the transportation of:

(1) a farm commodity from the place of production to the first point of delivery where the commodity is weighed and title to the commodity is transferred;

(2) seasonal or perishable fruit or vegetables to the first point of processing; or

(3) tomatoes or silage to the first point of processing.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-41(i) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.94.

 

IC 9-13-2-31"Commercial motor vehicle"

     Sec. 31. "Commercial motor vehicle" has the meaning set forth in 49 CFR 383.5.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-13-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.66-1992, SEC.1; P.L.125-2012, SEC.8; P.L.13-2015, SEC.1; P.L.198-2016, SEC.95.

 

IC 9-13-2-31.5Repealed

As added by P.L.150-2001, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.212-2014, SEC.10. Repealed by P.L.257-2017, SEC.22.

 

IC 9-13-2-32"Commission"

     Sec. 32. "Commission" refers to the bureau of motor vehicles commission.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1.5-1-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-32.5"Commission board"

     Sec. 32.5. "Commission board" refers to the commission board of the bureau of motor vehicles.

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-32.7"Commission fund"

     Sec. 32.7. "Commission fund" refers to the bureau of motor vehicles commission fund established by IC 9-14-14-1.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.96.

 

IC 9-13-2-33"Commissioner"

     Sec. 33. "Commissioner" refers to the commissioner of the bureau of motor vehicles.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(u); 9-1-10-1 part; 9-1-12-1 part; 9-1.5-1-4; 9-2-1-2 part; 9-4-1-10 part; 9-7-3-1(a) part; 9-7-11-1 part; 9-7-15-2 part; 9-10-1-1 part; 9-12-1-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-33.5Repealed

As added by P.L.53-2014, SEC.88. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.97.

 

IC 9-13-2-34"Component part"

     Sec. 34. "Component part" means the engine, transmission, body-chassis, doghouse (front assembly), rear-end, or frame of a vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-2(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-34.3"Compression release engine brake"

     Sec. 34.3. "Compression release engine brake", for purposes of IC 9-21-8-44.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-8-44.5(a).

As added by P.L.1-2002, SEC.38.

 

IC 9-13-2-34.5"Container"

     Sec. 34.5. "Container", for purposes of IC 9-30-15, has the meaning set forth in IC 7.1-1-3-13.

As added by P.L.53-1994, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-35"Controlled substance"

     Sec. 35. "Controlled substance" has the meaning set forth in IC 35-48-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-4.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.9-2010, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.98.

 

IC 9-13-2-36Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-2.5-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.99.

 

IC 9-13-2-37Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(kk); 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.174-2016, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-38"Conviction"

     Sec. 38. "Conviction" includes the following:

(1) A conviction or judgment upon a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.

(2) A determination of guilt by a jury or a court, even if:

(A) no sentence is imposed; or

(B) a sentence is suspended.

(3) A forfeiture of bail, bond, or collateral deposited to secure the defendant's appearance for trial, unless the forfeiture is vacated.

(4) A payment of money as a penalty or as costs in accordance with an agreement between a moving traffic violator and a traffic violations bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.93-1991, SEC.1; P.L.9-2010, SEC.7; P.L.198-2016, SEC.100.

 

IC 9-13-2-39"Court"

     Sec. 39. "Court", for purposes of IC 9-30-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-3-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-4-7-2 part; 9-5-1.1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-39.5"Covered offense"

     Sec. 39.5. "Covered offense", for purposes of IC 9-30-14, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-14-1.

As added by P.L.94-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-39.7"Credential"

     Sec. 39.7. "Credential" means the following forms of documentation issued by the bureau under IC 9-24:

(1) A driver's license.

(2) A learner's permit.

(3) An identification card.

(4) A photo exempt identification card.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.101.

 

IC 9-13-2-39.8"Crossroads 2000 fund"

     Sec. 39.8. "Crossroads 2000 fund" refers to the crossroads 2000 fund established by IC 8-14-10-9.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.12.

 

IC 9-13-2-40"Crosswalk"

     Sec. 40. "Crosswalk" means any of the following:

(1) That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs, or in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway.

(2) A part of a roadway distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-16.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-41"Current driving license"

     Sec. 41. "Current driving license" means every class and kind of license or permit that evidences the privilege to operate a motor vehicle upon the highways of Indiana. The term includes a privilege granted by the license.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-42"Dealer"

     Sec. 42. (a) "Dealer" means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a person that:

(1) sells;

(2) offers to sell; or

(3) advertises for sale;

including directly by the Internet or other computer network, at least twelve (12) vehicles within a twelve (12) month period. The term includes a person that sells off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, mini-trucks, or manufactured homes. A dealer must have an established place of business that meets the minimum standards prescribed by the secretary of state under rules adopted under IC 4-22-2.

     (b) The term does not include the following:

(1) A receiver, trustee, or other person appointed by or acting under the judgment or order of a court.

(2) A public officer while performing official duties.

(3) A person that holds a mechanic's lien on a vehicle under IC 9-22-6, if the person sells the vehicle:

(A) in accordance with requirements in IC 9-22-6; or

(B) to an automotive salvage recycler licensed under IC 9-32-9 after the vehicle fails to sell at a public auction conducted in compliance with IC 9-22-6.

(4) A person that holds a lien for towing services under IC 9-22-1, if the person complies with all applicable requirements in IC 9-22-1 and IC 9-22-6.

     (c) "Dealer", for purposes of IC 9-31, means a person that sells, offers to sell, or advertises for sale at least six (6):

(1) watercraft; or

(2) trailers:

(A) designed and used exclusively for the transportation of watercraft; and

(B) sold in general association with the sale of watercraft;

within a twelve (12) month period.

     (d) "Dealer", for purposes of IC 9-32, and unless otherwise provided, means:

(1) an automobile auction;

(2) an automotive mobility dealer;

(3) a converter manufacturer;

(4) a dealer;

(5) a distributor;

(6) a manufacturer;

(7) an automotive salvage recycler;

(8) a transfer dealer;

(9) a watercraft dealer; or

(10) before July 1, 2015, a wholesale dealer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(s); 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.71-1991, SEC.4; P.L.66-1992, SEC.2; P.L.74-2001, SEC.1; P.L.219-2005, SEC.1; P.L.41-2006, SEC.1; P.L.107-2008, SEC.6; P.L.131-2008, SEC.34; P.L.147-2009, SEC.3; P.L.93-2010, SEC.1; P.L.92-2013, SEC.12; P.L.259-2013, SEC.3; P.L.62-2014, SEC.1; P.L.151-2015, SEC.5; P.L.180-2015, SEC.2; P.L.174-2016, SEC.5; P.L.136-2017, SEC.1; P.L.179-2017, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-42.3"Dealer manager"

     Sec. 42.3. "Dealer manager", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-9.7.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-42.5"Dealer owner"

     Sec. 42.5. "Dealer owner", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-9.9.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-42.7"Dealer compliance account"

     Sec. 42.7. "Dealer compliance account" refers to the dealer compliance account established by IC 9-32-7-1.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.6.

 

IC 9-13-2-43"Designated family member"

     Sec. 43. (a) "Designated family member" means a franchisee's spouse, child, grandchild, parent, or sibling who has been nominated as the franchisee's successor under a written document filed by the franchisee with the franchisor.

     (b) If no such document has been filed, the term means a franchisee's spouse, child, grandchild, parent, or sibling who:

(1) if the franchisee is deceased, is entitled to inherit the franchisee's ownership interest in the franchisee's business under the franchisee's will or under the laws of intestate succession; or

(2) if the franchisee is incapacitated, is appointed by the court as the legal representative of the franchisee's property.

     (c) If a franchisee is deceased, the term includes the appointed and qualified personal representative and testamentary trustee of the deceased franchisee.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-7-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-43.3"Director"

     Sec. 43.3. "Director", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-10.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-13-2-43.5Repealed

As added by P.L.2-1997, SEC.24. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.102.

 

IC 9-13-2-44Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.8-1993, SEC.167; P.L.125-2012, SEC.10; P.L.92-2013, SEC.14. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.6.

 

IC 9-13-2-45"Distributor"

     Sec. 45. "Distributor" means a person, other than a manufacturer, that is engaged in the business of selling motor vehicles to dealers located in Indiana. The term includes a distributor's branch office. The term does not include a recreational vehicle manufacturer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.78-2002, SEC.1; P.L.151-2015, SEC.7; P.L.174-2016, SEC.6.

 

IC 9-13-2-45.2"Distributor representative"

     Sec. 45.2. "Distributor representative", for purposes of IC 9-32-11, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-10.5.

As added by P.L.151-2015, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-45.5"Division"

     Sec. 45.5. "Division", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-11.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-13-2-45.7Repealed

As added by P.L.149-2015, SEC.23. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.103.

 

IC 9-13-2-46"Driveaway or towaway"

     Sec. 46. "Driveaway or towaway", for purposes of IC 9-20-9-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-20-9-1(a).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-18.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-47"Driver"

     Sec. 47. "Driver" means a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-11 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-47.2"Driver training school"

     Sec. 47.2. "Driver training school", for purposes of IC 9-27-6, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-27-6-3.

As added by P.L.85-2013, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-48"Driver's license"

     Sec. 48. "Driver's license" means any type of license issued by the state authorizing an individual to operate the type of vehicle for which the license was issued, in the manner for which the license was issued, on a highway. The term includes any endorsements added to the license under IC 9-24-8.5.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-5-1.1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.184-2007, SEC.6; P.L.125-2012, SEC.11; P.L.85-2013, SEC.9; P.L.198-2016, SEC.104.

 

IC 9-13-2-48.3"Driving privileges"

     Sec. 48.3. "Driving privileges" means the authority granted to an individual that allows the individual to operate a vehicle of the type and in the manner for which the authority was granted.

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.12.

 

IC 9-13-2-48.5"Driving record"

     Sec. 48.5. "Driving record" means the following:

(1) A record maintained by the bureau under IC 9-14-12-3.

(2) A record established by the bureau under IC 9-24-18-9.

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.13. Amended by P.L.85-2013, SEC.10; P.L.198-2016, SEC.105.

 

IC 9-13-2-49"Driveway or private road"

     Sec. 49. "Driveway" or "private road" means a way or place in private ownership that is used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner but not by other persons.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.1"Drug"

     Sec. 49.1. The term "drug" includes legend drug (as defined in IC 16-18-2-199), nitrous oxide, "model glue" (as defined in IC 35-46-6-1), and any substance listed in IC 35-46-6-2(2).

As added by P.L.33-1997, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.3"Electric personal assistive mobility device"

     Sec. 49.3. "Electric personal assistive mobility device" means a self-balancing, two (2) nontandem wheeled device that is designed to transport only one (1) person and that has the following:

(1) An electric propulsion system with average power of seven hundred fifty (750) watts or one (1) horsepower.

(2) A maximum speed of less than twenty (20) miles per hour when operated on a paved level surface, when powered solely by the propulsion system referred to in subdivision (1), and when operated by an operator weighing one hundred seventy (170) pounds.

As added by P.L.143-2002, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.5"Electronic traffic ticket"

     Sec. 49.5. "Electronic traffic ticket", for purposes of IC 9-30-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-3-2.5.

As added by P.L.184-2007, SEC.7; P.L.206-2007, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.6"Endorsement"

     Sec. 49.6. "Endorsement" refers to an endorsement issued by the bureau under IC 9-24-8-4 (before its expiration) or IC 9-24-8.5.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.106.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.7"Entrapment"

     Sec. 49.7. "Entrapment" means a confining circumstance from which escape or relief is difficult or impossible.

As added by P.L.126-2008, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-49.9Expired

As added by P.L.135-2013, SEC.2. Expired by P.L.135-2013, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-50"Established place of business"

     Sec. 50. (a) "Established place of business" means premises owned or leased and continuously occupied by a dealer licensed or applying to be licensed under IC 9-32 for the primary purpose of the business activity for which the dealer is licensed or applying to be licensed that:

(1) contains a permanent enclosed building or structure for the purpose of carrying out the business for which the dealer is licensed or applying to be licensed under IC 9-32; and

(2) meets any additional requirements established by IC 9-32 or rules adopted by the secretary under IC 4-22-2.

     (b) The term does not include a residence, tent, temporary stand, or permanent quarters temporarily occupied.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(ff).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.16; P.L.179-2017, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-13-2-50.5"Executive"

     Sec. 50.5. "Executive", for purposes of IC 9-32-11-11(f), has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-11-11(f).

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.17.

 

IC 9-13-2-51"Existing franchise"

     Sec. 51. "Existing franchise", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-12.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-7-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.18.

 

IC 9-13-2-52"Explosives"

     Sec. 52. "Explosives" means a chemical compound or mechanical mixture that:

(1) is commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion; or

(2) contains any oxidizing and combustive units or other ingredients in such proportions, quantities, or packing that an ignition by fire, friction, concussion, percussion, or detonator of any part of the compound or mixture may cause such a sudden generation of highly heated gases that the resultant gaseous pressures are capable of producing destructible effects on contiguous objects or of destroying life or limb.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-8 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-52.5"Extra wide manufactured home rig"

     Sec. 52.5. "Extra wide manufactured home rig", for purposes of IC 9-20-15-6, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-20-15-6(a).

As added by P.L.95-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-53"Fair market value"

     Sec. 53. "Fair market value", for purposes of IC 9-22-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-22-3-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(i) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-54"Farm product"

     Sec. 54. "Farm product":

(1) includes agricultural products; and

(2) is used interchangeably with "farm commodity".

The term does not include lumber, logs, wood chips, bark, or sawdust.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-19.8 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.215-2014, SEC.2; P.L.154-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-55Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(k) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991,SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.210-2005, SEC.76.

 

IC 9-13-2-56"Farm tractor"

     Sec. 56. "Farm tractor" means a self-propelled implement of agriculture designed and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing implements of agriculture used on a farm and, when using the highways, in traveling from one (1) field or farm to another or to or from places of repairs.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(h) part; 9-2-1-2 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-3 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.210-2005, SEC.5; P.L.13-2015, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-57Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(i).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.210-2005, SEC.76.

 

IC 9-13-2-58"Farm truck, farm trailer, farm semitrailer and tractor, or farm vehicles"

     Sec. 58. "Farm truck", "farm trailer", or "farm semitrailer and tractor" means a truck, trailer, or semitrailer and tractor used for the transportation of farm products, livestock, or machinery or supplies to or from a farm or ranch. The term includes a covered farm vehicle (as defined in 49 CFR 390.5). The term does not include an implement of agriculture. The terms may be referred to collectively as "farm vehicles".

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-41(i) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.5; P.L.215-2014, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-59"Farm vehicle loaded with a farm product"

     Sec. 59. "Farm vehicle loaded with a farm product" includes a truck hauling unprocessed leaf tobacco.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-19.9(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-60"Farm wagon"

     Sec. 60. "Farm wagon" means any of the following:

(1) A wagon, other than an implement of agriculture, that is used primarily for transporting farm products and farm supplies in connection with a farming operation.

(2) A three (3), four (4), or six (6) wheeled farming or construction related motor vehicle:

(A) capable of cross country travel:

(i) without the benefit of a road; and

(ii) on or immediately over land, water, snow, ice, marsh, swampland, or other natural terrain;

(B) manufactured with seating for not more than four (4) individuals; and

(C) that is used primarily for farming or construction related purposes, including:

(i) the transportation of an individual from one (1) farm field to another, whether or not the motor vehicle is operated on a highway in order to reach the other farm field;

(ii) the transportation of an individual upon farm premises; or

(iii) hauling building materials.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-12-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.210-2005, SEC.6; P.L.150-2009, SEC.1; P.L.86-2010, SEC.1; P.L.256-2017, SEC.99.

 

IC 9-13-2-61"Fatal accident"

     Sec. 61. "Fatal accident", for purposes of IC 9-30-7, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-7-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-39.1(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-62"Federal act"

     Sec. 62. "Federal act", for purposes of IC 9-27-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-27-1-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-62.5"Fire lane"

     Sec. 62.5. (a) "Fire lane", for purposes of IC 9-21-16-5.5, means an area that is:

(1) located within twelve (12) feet of:

(A) a building that:

(i) is occupied for commercial, professional, religious, or any other purpose; and

(ii) is not a building that is intended for use as a dwelling for one (1) or two (2) families; or

(B) a sidewalk immediately adjacent to or attached to a building; and

(2) designated as a fire lane under IC 9-21-16-5.5(c).

     (b) The term includes an alley.

As added by P.L.8-2003, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-63"Fiscal body"

     Sec. 63. "Fiscal body" means the following:

(1) County council, for a county not having a consolidated city.

(2) City-county council, for a consolidated city or county having a consolidated city.

(3) Common council, for a city other than a consolidated city.

(4) Town council, for a town.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-64"Flagman"

     Sec. 64. "Flagman" means an authorized person directing traffic in accordance with the provisions of this title at a worksite.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-19.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-65"Flammable liquid"

     Sec. 65. "Flammable liquid" means a liquid that has a flash point of seventy (70) degrees Fahrenheit, or less, as determined by a tabliabue or equivalent closed cup test device.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-8 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-66Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-3-1(b).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.107.

 

IC 9-13-2-66.3Repealed

As added by P.L.12-2015, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.108.

 

IC 9-13-2-66.5Repealed

As added by P.L.12-2015, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-13-2-66.7"For-hire bus"

     Sec. 66.7. "For-hire bus" means a bus that is:

(1) used to carry passengers for hire; or

(2) operated for compensation.

The term does not include a bus that is a not-for-hire bus.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.110.

 

IC 9-13-2-67"Franchise"

     Sec. 67. "Franchise", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-13.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.19.

 

IC 9-13-2-68"Franchisee"

     Sec. 68. "Franchisee", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-14.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.20.

 

IC 9-13-2-69"Franchisor"

     Sec. 69. "Franchisor", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-15.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.21.

 

IC 9-13-2-69.1"Fund"

     Sec. 69.1. "Fund", for purposes of IC 9-32-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-18-1.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-69.3"Funeral escort vehicle"

     Sec. 69.3. "Funeral escort vehicle" means a vehicle driven by a person who provides escort services for funeral processions. The term does not include an authorized emergency vehicle or a vehicle owned and operated by a funeral home (as defined in IC 25-15-2-15).

As added by P.L.236-2003, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.80-2012, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-69.5"Funeral procession"

     Sec. 69.5. "Funeral procession" means two (2) or more vehicles, including a lead vehicle or a funeral escort vehicle, accompanying human remains.

As added by P.L.236-2003, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.24-2006, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-69.7"Golf cart"

     Sec. 69.7. "Golf cart" means a four (4) wheeled motor vehicle originally and specifically designed and intended to transport one (1) or more individuals and golf clubs for the purpose of playing the game of golf on a golf course.

As added by P.L.150-2009, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-69.8Repealed

As added by P.L.87-2010, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.111.

 

IC 9-13-2-70Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.85-2013, SEC.11.

 

IC 9-13-2-70.1Repealed

As added by P.L.13-2015, SEC.3. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.112.

 

IC 9-13-2-70.2Repealed

As added by P.L.13-2015, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.113.

 

IC 9-13-2-71"Gross vehicle weight" or "gross weight"

     Sec. 71. "Gross vehicle weight" or "gross weight" means the weight of a vehicle without load, plus the weight of any load on the vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-9.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.13-2015, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-71.4"Gross vehicle weight rating"

     Sec. 71.4. "Gross vehicle weight rating" means the value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a motor vehicle.

As added by P.L.13-2015, SEC.6.

 

IC 9-13-2-72"Habitual violator"

     Sec. 72. "Habitual violator", for purposes of IC 9-30-10, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-10-4.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-12-1-4 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-72.5Repealed

As added by P.L.65-2010, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.114.

 

IC 9-13-2-72.7Repealed

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.14. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.115.

 

IC 9-13-2-73"Highway or street"

     Sec. 73. "Highway" or "street" means the entire width between the boundary lines of every publicly maintained way when any part of the way is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel in Indiana. The term includes an alley in a city or town.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(q); 9-3-1-1 part; 9-4-1-14 part; 9-4-8-4 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.116.

 

IC 9-13-2-73.3"Highway, road and street fund"

     Sec. 73.3. "Highway, road and street fund" refers to the highway, road and street fund established by IC 8-14-2-2.1.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-13-2-74"Hulk crusher"

     Sec. 74. "Hulk crusher" means a person that engages in the handling and flattening, compacting, or otherwise demolishing vehicles, or their remains, for economical delivery to an automotive salvage recycler.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(d)(2).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.117.

 

IC 9-13-2-74.5"Identification card"

     Sec. 74.5. "Identification card" means an identification document issued by a state government for purposes of identification.

As added by P.L.184-2007, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-75"Identification number"

     Sec. 75. "Identification number" means a set of numbers, letters, or both numbers and letters that is assigned to a vehicle, watercraft, manufactured home, mobile home, or motor vehicle part by:

(1) a manufacturer; or

(2) a governmental entity to:

(A) replace an original identification number that is destroyed, removed, altered, or defaced; or

(B) serve as a special identification number under IC 9-17-4 or a similar law of another state.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-5-4 part; 9-1-5-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.3; P.L.125-2012, SEC.15; P.L.262-2013, SEC.6; P.L.217-2014, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.118.

 

IC 9-13-2-76"Ignition interlock device"

     Sec. 76. "Ignition interlock device" means a blood alcohol concentration equivalence measuring device that prevents a motor vehicle from being started without first determining the operator's equivalent breath alcohol concentration through the taking of a deep lung breath sample.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-6-8-1; 9-11-1-4.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-77"Implement of agriculture"

     Sec. 77. "Implement of agriculture" means the following:

(1) Agricultural implements, pull type and self-propelled, that are used for the:

(A) transport;

(B) delivery;

(C) application; or

(D) harvest;

of crop inputs, including seed, fertilizers, and crop protection products.

(2) Vehicles that:

(A) are designed or adapted and used exclusively for agricultural, horticultural, or livestock raising operations; and

(B) are not primarily operated on or moved along a highway.

(3) Vehicles that are designed to lift, carry, or transport:

(A) an agricultural implement described in subdivision (1); or

(B) a vehicle described in subdivision (2).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(hh); 9-8-1-21(b); 9-8-6-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.81-1991, SEC.3; P.L.210-2005, SEC.7; P.L.262-2013, SEC.7; P.L.198-2016, SEC.119.

 

IC 9-13-2-77.5Repealed

As added by P.L.118-1998, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.120.

 

IC 9-13-2-78"Indiana resident"

     Sec. 78. "Indiana resident" refers to a person that is one (1) of the following:

(1) An individual who lives in Indiana for at least one hundred eighty-three (183) days during a calendar year and who has a legal residence in another state. However, the term does not include an individual who lives in Indiana for any of the following purposes:

(A) Attending a postsecondary educational institution.

(B) Serving on active duty in the armed forces of the United States.

(C) Temporary employment.

(D) Other purposes, without the intent of making Indiana a permanent home.

(2) An individual who is living in Indiana if the individual has no other legal residence.

(3) An individual who is registered to vote in Indiana or who satisfies the standards for determining residency in Indiana under IC 3-5-5.

(4) An individual who has a dependent enrolled in an elementary or a secondary school located in Indiana.

(5) A person that maintains a:

(A) main office;

(B) branch office;

(C) warehouse; or

(D) business facility;

in Indiana.

(6) A person that bases and operates vehicles in Indiana.

(7) A person that operates vehicles in intrastate haulage in Indiana.

(8) A person that has more than one-half (1/2) of the person's gross income (as defined in Section 61 of the Internal Revenue Code) derived from sources in Indiana using the provisions applicable to determining the source of adjusted gross income that are set forth in IC 6-3-2-2. However, a person that is considered a resident under this subdivision is not a resident if the person proves by a preponderance of the evidence that the person is not a resident under subdivisions (1) through (7).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-21.2(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.188-2006, SEC.2; P.L.2-2007, SEC.139; P.L.85-2013, SEC.12; P.L.149-2015, SEC.24; P.L.198-2016, SEC.121.

 

IC 9-13-2-79"Individual owner"

     Sec. 79. "Individual owner", for purposes of IC 9-20-15-4 and IC 9-20-18-13(b), has the meaning set forth in IC 9-20-15-4(a).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1.6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.95-1991, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-79.5Repealed

As added by P.L.2-1997, SEC.25. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.122.

 

IC 9-13-2-79.7"Inflatable restraint system"

     Sec. 79.7. "Inflatable restraint system", for purposes of IC 9-19-10.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-19-10.5-1.

As added by P.L.248-2003, SEC.1 and P.L.265-2003, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-80Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-10-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.107-2008, SEC.7. Repealed by P.L.1-2010, SEC.156.

 

IC 9-13-2-80.5"Instructor"

     Sec. 80.5. "Instructor", for purposes of IC 9-27-6, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-27-6-4.

As added by P.L.145-2011, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-13-2-81"Instructor of an approved driver education course"

     Sec. 81. "Instructor of an approved driver education course" includes the following:

(1) A high school teacher who conducts a driver education course.

(2) The principal of a high school offering a driver education course.

(3) The authorized agent of an approved driver education school.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-33(e) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-82"Insured"

     Sec. 82. "Insured", for purposes of IC 9-25, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-25-2-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-82.5"Integrated public safety communications fund"

     Sec. 82.5. "Integrated public safety communications fund" refers to the integrated public safety communications fund established by IC 5-26-4-1.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.14.

 

IC 9-13-2-83Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-4-41(f) part; 9-7-3-1(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.123.

 

IC 9-13-2-84"Intersection"

     Sec. 84. (a) "Intersection" means the area embraced within:

(1) the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two (2) highways that join at, or approximately at, right angles; or

(2) the area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict.

     (b) Where a highway includes two (2) roadways at least thirty (30) feet apart, every crossing of each roadway of the divided highway by an intersecting highway is regarded as a separate intersection. If the intersecting highway also includes two (2) roadways at least thirty (30) feet apart, every crossing of two (2) roadways of the intersecting highway is regarded as a separate intersection.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-15.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-85"Interstate highway"

     Sec. 85. "Interstate highway" means a highway that is a part of the national system of interstate and defense highways (23 U.S.C. as in effect January 1, 1991).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-86"Intoxicated"

     Sec. 86. "Intoxicated" means under the influence of:

(1) alcohol;

(2) a controlled substance (as defined in IC 35-48-1);

(3) a drug other than alcohol or a controlled substance;

(4) a substance described in IC 35-46-6-2 or IC 35-46-6-3;

(5) a combination of substances described in subdivisions (1) through (4); or

(6) any other substance, not including food and food ingredients (as defined in IC 6-2.5-1-20), tobacco (as defined in IC 6-2.5-1-28), or a dietary supplement (as defined in IC 6-2.5-1-16);

so that there is an impaired condition of thought and action and the loss of normal control of a person's faculties.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.175-2001, SEC.1; P.L.151-2006, SEC.4; P.L.196-2013, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-87Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-41(f) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.124.

 

IC 9-13-2-88"Judge"

     Sec. 88. "Judge", for purposes of IC 9-30-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-3-3.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-7-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-89"Judgment"

     Sec. 89. (a) "Judgment" means, except as provided in subsections (b), (c), and (d), any judgment, except a judgment rendered against the state or a political subdivision or a municipality of the state that becomes final by expiration without appeal of the time within which appeal might have been perfected, or by final affirmation on appeal, rendered by a court of any state of the United States.

     (b) "Judgment", for purposes of IC 9-25-6-4, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-25-6-4(b).

     (c) "Judgment", for purposes of IC 9-30-10, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-10-1.

     (d) "Judgment", for purposes of IC 9-30-11, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-11-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-2-1-2 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-2-1-6(b) part; subsection (c) formerly 9-12-1-5 part; subsection (d) formerly 9-1-12-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-90"Labor rate"

     Sec. 90. "Labor rate", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-16.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.22.

 

IC 9-13-2-91"Lamp"

     Sec. 91. "Lamp" means a single bulb that emits light.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-6-1.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-92"Law enforcement officer"

     Sec. 92. (a) "Law enforcement officer", except as provided in subsection (b), includes the following:

(1) A state police officer.

(2) A city, town, or county police officer.

(3) A sheriff.

(4) A county coroner in accordance with IC 36-2-14-4.

(5) A conservation officer.

(6) An individual assigned duties and limitations under IC 10-11-2-26.

(7) A member of a consolidated law enforcement department established under IC 36-3-1-5.1.

(8) An excise police officer of the alcohol and tobacco commission.

(9) A gaming control officer employed by the gaming control division under IC 4-33-20.

The term refers to a law enforcement officer having jurisdiction in Indiana, unless the context clearly refers to a law enforcement officer from another state or a territory or federal district of the United States.

     (b) "Law enforcement officer", for purposes of IC 9-30-6 and IC 9-30-7, has the meaning set forth in IC 35-31.5-2-185.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-3-1-1 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-11-1-6; Part new.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.67-1992, SEC.1; P.L.227-2005, SEC.8; P.L.210-2005, SEC.8; P.L.1-2006, SEC.157; P.L.94-2006, SEC.2; P.L.114-2012, SEC.19; P.L.13-2013, SEC.33; P.L.85-2013, SEC.13; P.L.262-2013, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-92.2"Lawful intervention technique"

     Sec. 92.2. "Lawful intervention technique", for purposes of IC 9-21-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-1-0.5.

As added by P.L.145-2009, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-92.5Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.23. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-92.7Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.24. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.10.

 

IC 9-13-2-93"License"

     Sec. 93. "License", for purposes of IC 9-30-10, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-10-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-12-1-6 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-93.2"License branch"

     Sec. 93.2. "License branch" does not include facilities of or a physical or virtual location at which services are provided by a full service provider (as defined in IC 9-14.1-1-2) or a partial services provider (as defined in IC 9-14.1-1-3).

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.125.

 

IC 9-13-2-93.3Repealed

As added by P.L.107-2013, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.53-2014, SEC.89.

 

IC 9-13-2-93.5"Line make"

     Sec. 93.5. "Line make" means the name given by a manufacturer to a line of motor vehicles to distinguish it as produced or sold by the manufacturer and that may be used and protected as a trademark.

As added by P.L.78-2002, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-94"Local authorities"

     Sec. 94. (a) "Local authorities" means, except as provided in subsection (b), all officers of counties, cities, or towns, as well as all boards and other public officials of counties, cities, or towns.

     (b) "Local authorities", for purposes of IC 9-21, means every county, municipal, and other local board or body having authority to adopt local police regulations under the laws and the Constitution of the State of Indiana.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-13.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-94.2Repealed

As added by P.L.83-2008, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.126.

 

IC 9-13-2-94.3"Local road and street account"

     Sec. 94.3. "Local road and street account" refers to the local road and street account established by IC 8-14-2-4.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-13-2-94.4Repealed

As added by P.L.216-2003, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.262-2013, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-94.5"Low speed vehicle"

     Sec. 94.5. "Low speed vehicle" means a four (4) wheeled electrically powered motor vehicle:

(1) with a maximum design speed of not more than thirty-five (35) miles per hour;

(2) with operational and equipment specifications described in 49 CFR 571.500;

(3) that is equipped with:

(A) headlamps;

(B) front and rear turn signal lamps, tail lamps, and stop lamps;

(C) reflex reflectors;

(D) exterior or interior mirrors;

(E) brakes as specified in IC 9-19-3-1;

(F) a windshield;

(G) a vehicle identification number; and

(H) a safety belt installed at each designated seating position; and

(4) that has not been privately assembled as described in IC 9-17-4-1.

The term does not include a golf cart or an off-road vehicle.

As added by P.L.21-2003, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.9-2007, SEC.1; P.L.150-2009, SEC.3; P.L.262-2013, SEC.10.

 

IC 9-13-2-95"Major component parts"

     Sec. 95. "Major component parts" means those parts of vehicles normally having a manufacturer's vehicle identification number, a derivative of the identification number, or a number supplied by an authorized governmental agency, including doors, fenders, differentials, frames, transmissions, engines, doghouses (front assembly), rear clips, and additional parts as prescribed by the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.127.

 

IC 9-13-2-96"Manufactured home"

     Sec. 96. (a) "Manufactured home" means, except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), a structure that:

(1) is assembled in a factory;

(2) bears a seal certifying that it was built in compliance with the federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Law (42 U.S.C. 5401 et seq.);

(3) is designed to be transported from the factory to another site in one (1) or more units;

(4) is suitable for use as a dwelling in any season; and

(5) is more than thirty-five (35) feet long.

The term does not include a vehicle described in section 150(2) of this chapter.

     (b) "Manufactured home", for purposes of IC 9-17-6, means either of the following:

(1) A structure having the meaning set forth in the federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Law of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5401 et seq.).

(2) A mobile home.

This subsection expires June 30, 2016.

     (c) "Manufactured home", for purposes of IC 9-22-1.7, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-22-1.7-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(jj).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.106-2003, SEC.1; P.L.203-2013, SEC.13; P.L.198-2016, SEC.128.

 

IC 9-13-2-97"Manufacturer"

     Sec. 97. (a) "Manufacturer" means, except as provided in subsection (b), a person engaged in the business of constructing or assembling vehicles, of a type required to be registered under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1 at an established place of business. The term does not include a converter manufacturer, an automotive mobility dealer, or a recreational vehicle manufacturer.

     (b) "Manufacturer", for purposes of IC 9-32, means a person who is engaged in the business of manufacturing or assembling new motor vehicles or major component parts of motor vehicles, or both, and sells new motor vehicles to dealers, wholesale dealers, distributors, or the general public. The term includes the following:

(1) A factory branch office of the manufacturer.

(2) A partnership, a firm, an association, a joint venture, a limited liability company, a corporation, or a trust, resident or nonresident, that is controlled by the manufacturer.

The term does not include a converter manufacturer, an automotive mobility dealer, or a recreational vehicle manufacturer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(w); subsection (b) formerly 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.8-1993, SEC.168; P.L.78-2002, SEC.3; P.L.21-2003, SEC.2; P.L.147-2009, SEC.4; P.L.151-2015, SEC.11; P.L.257-2017, SEC.23.

 

IC 9-13-2-97.5Repealed

As added by P.L.93-2010, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.174-2016, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-13-2-97.6"Manufacturer representative"

     Sec. 97.6. "Manufacturer representative", for purposes of IC 9-32-11, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-18.5.

As added by P.L.151-2015, SEC.12.

 

IC 9-13-2-98"Marching band procession"

     Sec. 98. "Marching band procession", for purposes of IC 9-21-14, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-14-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1.6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-99"Maxi-cube"

     Sec. 99. "Maxi-cube" vehicle means a truck tractor combined with a semitrailer and a separable cargo carrying unit that is designed to be loaded and unloaded through the vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-2(e) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-100"Medical services vehicle"

     Sec. 100. "Medical services vehicle" means any of the following:

(1) A vehicle that is used or intended to be used for the purpose of responding to emergency life-threatening situations and providing emergency transportation service.

(2) A vehicle that is routinely used to transport patients who are not acutely ill or injured in a life-threatening manner.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(cc).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-101Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-4-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.129.

 

IC 9-13-2-102"Metal tire"

     Sec. 102. "Metal tire" means a tire the surface of which in contact with the highway is wholly or partly of metal or other hard nonresilient material.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-6 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-102.3"Metered space"

     Sec. 102.3. "Metered space", for purposes of IC 9-18.5-4, IC 9-18.5-5, and IC 9-18.5-6, means a public parking space at which parking is regulated by:

(1) a parking meter; or

(2) an official traffic control device that imposes a maximum parking time for the public parking space.

The term does not include parking spaces or areas regulated under IC 9-21-18.

As added by P.L.6-2009, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.216-2014, SEC.16; P.L.198-2016, SEC.130; P.L.257-2017, SEC.24.

 

IC 9-13-2-103"Military vehicle"

     Sec. 103. "Military vehicle" means a vehicle that:

(1) was originally manufactured for military use;

(2) is at least twenty-five (25) years old; and

(3) is privately owned.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-15-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.221-2014, SEC.9; P.L.198-2016, SEC.131.

 

IC 9-13-2-103.1"Mini-truck"

     Sec. 103.1. "Mini-truck" means a truck that:

(1) is powered by an internal combustion engine with a piston or rotary displacement of not less than six hundred sixty (660) cubic centimeters;

(2) is sixty (60) inches or less in width;

(3) has an unladen dry weight of one thousand six hundred (1,600) pounds or less;

(4) can achieve a top speed of not more than sixty (60) miles per hour;

(5) is manufactured with a locking enclosed cab and a heated interior; and

(6) is operated on a highway.

As added by P.L.180-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-103.2"Mobile home"

     Sec. 103.2. "Mobile home" means a structure that:

(1) is assembled in a factory;

(2) is designed to be transported from the factory to another site in one (1) or more units;

(3) is suitable for use as a dwelling in any season;

(4) is more than thirty-five (35) feet long; and

(5) either:

(A) bears a seal certifying that the structure was built in compliance with the federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Law (42 U.S.C. 5401 et seq.); or

(B) was manufactured before the effective date of the federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Law of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5401 et seq.).

As added by P.L.108-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.203-2013, SEC.14; P.L.198-2016, SEC.132.

 

IC 9-13-2-103.5"Motorboat"

     Sec. 103.5. (a) "Motorboat" means a watercraft propelled by an internal combustion, steam, or electrical inboard or outboard motor or engine or by any mechanical means.

     (b) The term includes a sailboat that is equipped with a motor or an engine described in subsection (a) when the sailboat is in operation whether or not the sails are hoisted.

As added by P.L.71-1991, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-13-2-104Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.221-2014, SEC.10.

 

IC 9-13-2-104.1"Motor driven cycle"

     Sec. 104.1. "Motor driven cycle" refers to both of the following:

(1) A Class A motor driven cycle.

(2) A Class B motor driven cycle.

As added by P.L.221-2014, SEC.11.

 

IC 9-13-2-105"Motor vehicle"

     Sec. 105. (a) "Motor vehicle" means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a vehicle that is self-propelled. The term does not include a farm tractor, an implement of agriculture designed to be operated primarily in a farm field or on farm premises, or an electric personal assistive mobility device.

     (b) "Motor vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-21, means:

(1) a vehicle that is self-propelled; or

(2) a vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails.

     (c) "Motor vehicle", for purposes of IC 9-32, includes a semitrailer, trailer, or recreational vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2 part; 9-4-8-4 part; 9-7-3-1 part; 9-10-1-1 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-2(b); subsection (c) formerly 9-2-1-2(j).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.94-1997, SEC.1; P.L.143-2002, SEC.2; P.L.248-2003, SEC.2 and P.L.265-2003, SEC.2; P.L.210-2005, SEC.9; P.L.191-2007, SEC.1; P.L.9-2010, SEC.8; P.L.92-2013, SEC.25; P.L.221-2014, SEC.12; P.L.174-2016, SEC.8; P.L.198-2016, SEC.133.

 

IC 9-13-2-105.3"Motor vehicle highway account"

     Sec. 105.3. "Motor vehicle highway account" refers to the motor vehicle highway account as defined in IC 8-14-1-1(1).

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.17.

 

IC 9-13-2-106"Motor vehicle liability policy"

     Sec. 106. "Motor vehicle liability policy" means an owner's policy of liability insurance or an operator's policy of liability insurance that:

(1) is issued, except as provided in IC 9-25-5-10, by an insurance carrier duly authorized to transact business in Indiana to or for the benefit of the person named in the policy as insured; and

(2) insures against liability resulting from the ownership, maintenance, use, or operation of a motor vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-20.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.59-1994, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-107Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-5-4 part; 9-1-5-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.11. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.134.

 

IC 9-13-2-107.5Repealed

As added by P.L.2-1997, SEC.26. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.135.

 

IC 9-13-2-108"Motorcycle"

     Sec. 108. "Motorcycle" means a motor vehicle with motive power that:

(1) has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider;

(2) is designed to travel on not more than three (3) wheels in contact with the ground; and

(3) satisfies the operational and equipment specifications described in 49 CFR 571 and IC 9-19.

The term includes an autocycle, but does not include a farm tractor or a motor driven cycle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(c); 9-4-1-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.12; P.L.221-2014, SEC.13; P.L.82-2015, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-108.3"Motorcycle operator safety education fund"

     Sec. 108.3. "Motorcycle operator safety education fund" refers to the motorcycle operator safety education fund established by IC 9-27-7-7.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.18.

 

IC 9-13-2-109Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(ii); 9-4-1-2(h).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.143-2002, SEC.3. Repealed by P.L.221-2014, SEC.14.

 

IC 9-13-2-109.3"Motorsports"

     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.

As added by P.L.12-2013, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-110"Moving traffic offense"

     Sec. 110. "Moving traffic offense" means a violation of a statute, an ordinance, a rule, or a regulation relating to the operation or use of a motor vehicle while the motor vehicle is in motion.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-4-1-2; 9-4-12-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.94-1997, SEC.2; P.L.1-2002, SEC.39; P.L.85-2013, SEC.14.

 

IC 9-13-2-110.5"Municipal waste collection and transportation vehicle"

     Sec. 110.5. (a) "Municipal waste collection and transportation vehicle" means a truck used to transport municipal waste (as defined in IC 13-11-2-133) from a solid waste generator or a solid waste processing facility (as defined in IC 13-11-2-212) to a:

(1) solid waste processing facility (as defined in IC 13-11-2-212) in Indiana; or

(2) solid waste disposal facility (as defined in IC 13-11-2-206) in Indiana.

     (b) The term does not include a vehicle that is:

(1) used to transport municipal waste (as defined in IC 13-11-2-133) from a residence if the vehicle is:

(A) owned;

(B) leased; or

(C) operated;

by an individual who lives in the residence; or

(2) not used for commercial solid waste transportation.

As added by P.L.114-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.1-1996, SEC.58; P.L.131-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-111"New motor vehicle"

     Sec. 111. "New motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle:

(1) that has not been previously titled under IC 9-17 and carries a manufacturer's certificate of origin; or

(2) that has never been transferred by a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer to an ultimate purchaser.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-1-2(gg); 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.10-1998, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-112"Nonmoving traffic offense"

     Sec. 112. "Nonmoving traffic offense" means a violation of a statute, an ordinance, or a regulation concerning the following:

(1) The parking or standing of motor vehicles.

(2) Motor vehicles that are not in motion.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-7-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.85-2013, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-13-2-113"Nonresident"

     Sec. 113. "Nonresident" means a person that is not an Indiana resident.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-2-1-2 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-1-4-21(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.136.

 

IC 9-13-2-113.5"Not-for-hire bus"

     Sec. 113.5. "Not-for-hire bus" refers to the following:

(1) A school bus.

(2) A special purpose bus.

(3) A church bus.

(4) A private bus.

(5) A bus that is used to provide incidental transportation to a passenger at no additional charge to the passenger.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.137.

 

IC 9-13-2-114"Odometer"

     Sec. 114. "Odometer" means an instrument for measuring and recording the actual distance a motor vehicle travels while in operation. The term does not include an auxiliary odometer designed to be reset by the operator of the motor vehicle for the purpose of recording mileage on trips.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-114.5"Offer to sell"

     Sec. 114.5. "Offer to sell" means any attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an offer to purchase, a motor vehicle or interest in a motor vehicle for hire.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.26.

 

IC 9-13-2-115"Office"

     Sec. 115. "Office", for purposes of IC 9-27-2, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-27-2-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-6-2-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-116"Officer"

     Sec. 116. "Officer", for purposes of IC 9-22-1 and IC 9-22-2, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-22-1-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.66-1992, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-117"Official traffic control devices"

     Sec. 117. "Official traffic control devices" means a sign, signal, marking, and device, including a railroad advance warning sign, not inconsistent with this title placed or erected by authority of a public body or an official having jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-19 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-117.3"Off-road vehicle"

     Sec. 117.3. "Off-road vehicle" has the meaning set forth in IC 14-8-2-185.

As added by P.L.219-2005, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.1-2007, SEC.81.

 

IC 9-13-2-117.5"Operate"

     Sec. 117.5. "Operate" means to navigate or otherwise be in actual physical control of a vehicle, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or snowmobile.

As added by P.L.71-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.16; P.L.85-2013, SEC.16; P.L.259-2013, SEC.4; P.L.198-2016, SEC.138.

 

IC 9-13-2-117.7"Operating crew member"

     Sec. 117.7. "Operating crew member", for purposes of IC 9-19-6, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-19-6-1.5.

As added by P.L.183-2005, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-118"Operator"

     Sec. 118. Except as provided in IC 9-31, "operator" means an individual who operates a vehicle, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or snowmobile.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(z); subsection (b) formerly 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.17; P.L.85-2013, SEC.17; P.L.259-2013, SEC.5; P.L.12-2015, SEC.3; P.L.198-2016, SEC.139.

 

IC 9-13-2-119"Operator of a special tractor mobile home rig"

     Sec. 119. "Operator of a special tractor mobile home rig" means:

(1) a person employed by a mobile home or sectionalized building manufacturer, dealer, transport company, or individual owner for the purpose of driving a vehicle transporting a mobile home or sectionalized building (as defined in section 163(b) of this chapter) on any public road or street; or

(2) an individual moving the individual's own mobile home or sectionalized building on the highways.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1.6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-120Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-41(f) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.140.

 

IC 9-13-2-120.5"Out-of-service order"

     Sec. 120.5. "Out-of-service order" means a declaration by an authorized enforcement officer of a federal, state, Canadian, Mexican, or local jurisdiction that a driver, a commercial motor vehicle, or a motor carrier operation is out-of-service under:

(1) 49 CFR Parts 386.72, 392.5, 395.13, 396.9;

(2) Indiana law; or

(3) the North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria.

As added by P.L.88-1996, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-120.7"Overweight divisible load"

     Sec. 120.7. "Overweight divisible load" means a tractor-semitrailer and load that:

(1) can be traditionally separated or reduced to meet the specified regulatory limits for weight;

(2) are involved in hauling, delivering, or otherwise carrying metal, bark, logs, sawdust, wood chips, or agricultural commodities;

(3) meet other requirements for height, length, and width; and

(4) have a gross vehicle weight of more than eighty thousand (80,000) pounds but a gross vehicle weight of not more than:

(A) one hundred twenty thousand (120,000) pounds if hauling metal commodities; and

(B) ninety-seven thousand (97,000) pounds if hauling from the point of harvest to the point of first destination bark, logs, sawdust, wood chips, or agricultural commodities.

As added by P.L.135-2013, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.141; P.L.154-2017, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-121"Owner"

     Sec. 121. Except as otherwise provided in IC 9-31, "owner" means a person, other than a lienholder, that:

(1) holds the property in or title to, as applicable, a vehicle, manufactured home, mobile home, off-road vehicle, snowmobile, or watercraft; or

(2) is entitled to the use or possession of, as applicable, a vehicle, manufactured home, off-road vehicle, snowmobile, or watercraft, through a lease or other agreement intended to operate as a security.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(o); 9-7-3-1(a) part; subsection (b) formerly 9-2-1-2 part; 9-4-1-11 part; subsection (c) formerly 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.71-1991, SEC.7; P.L.125-2012, SEC.18; P.L.259-2013, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.142.

 

IC 9-13-2-122"Parts"

     Sec. 122. "Parts" refers to all components of a vehicle that as assembled do not constitute a complete vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-123"Passenger motor vehicle"

     Sec. 123. "Passenger motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle designed for carrying passengers. The term does not include the following:

(1) A motorcycle.

(2) A bus.

(3) A snowmobile.

(4) An off-road vehicle.

(5) A motor driven cycle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(x); 9-1-4-9.1(h) part; subsection (b) formerly 9-8-14-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.21-2003, SEC.3; P.L.219-2005, SEC.3; P.L.214-2007, SEC.5; P.L.259-2013, SEC.7; P.L.221-2014, SEC.15; P.L.198-2016, SEC.143.

 

IC 9-13-2-123.3"Pedestrian hybrid beacon"

     Sec. 123.3. "Pedestrian hybrid beacon" for purposes of IC 9-21-3, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-3-0.5.

As added by P.L.43-2011, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-123.5"Permit"

     Sec. 123.5. "Permit" means a permit issued by the state authorizing an individual to operate the type of vehicle for which the permit was issued on public streets, roads, or highways with certain restrictions. The term includes the following:

(1) A learner's permit.

(2) A motorcycle permit.

(3) A commercial learner's permit.

As added by P.L.184-2007, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.19; P.L.198-2016, SEC.144.

 

IC 9-13-2-124"Person"

     Sec. 124. "Person" means an individual, a firm, a partnership, an association, a fiduciary, an executor or administrator, a governmental entity, a limited liability company, a corporation, a sole proprietorship, a trust, an estate, or another entity, except as defined in the following sections:

(1) IC 9-20-14-0.5.

(2) IC 9-20-15-0.5.

(3) IC 9-32-2-18.6.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(n); 9-2-1-2 part; 9-3-1-1 part; 9-4-1-11 part; 9-7-3-1(a) part; 9-9-1.1-2 part; Part new; subsection (b) formerly 9-8-1-6; 9-8-1.6-1 part; subsection (c) formerly 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.95-1991, SEC.3; P.L.8-1993, SEC.169; P.L.89-1996, SEC.1; P.L.180-2015, SEC.4; P.L.151-2015, SEC.13; P.L.180-2015, SEC.5; P.L.198-2016, SEC.145.

 

IC 9-13-2-124.5Repealed

As added by P.L.2-1997, SEC.27. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.146.

 

IC 9-13-2-125"Personalized license plate"

     Sec. 125. "Personalized license plate" means a license plate that displays the registration number assigned to the vehicle and issued in a combination of letters or numbers, or both, requested by the owner or the lessee of the vehicle and approved by the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-5.5-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-13-2-125.5"Photo exempt identification card"

     Sec. 125.5. "Photo exempt identification card" means an identification card issued by the bureau under IC 9-24-16.5.

As added by P.L.197-2015, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-126"Pole trailer"

     Sec. 126. "Pole trailer" means a vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by another vehicle and attached to the towing vehicle by means of a reach or pole, or by being boomed or otherwise secured to the towing vehicle, and ordinarily used for transporting long or irregular shaped loads such as poles, pipes, or structural members that are capable, generally, of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting connections.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-5(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-127"Police officer"

     Sec. 127. (a) "Police officer" means, except as provided in subsection (b), the following:

(1) A regular member of the state police department.

(2) A regular member of a city or town police department.

(3) A town marshal or town marshal deputy.

(4) A regular member of a county sheriff's department.

(5) A conservation officer of the department of natural resources.

(6) An individual assigned as a motor carrier inspector under IC 10-11-2-26(a).

(7) An excise police officer of the alcohol and tobacco commission.

(8) A gaming control officer employed by the gaming control division under IC 4-33-20.

The term refers to a police officer having jurisdiction in Indiana, unless the context clearly refers to a police officer from another state or a territory or federal district of the United States.

     (b) "Police officer", for purposes of IC 9-21, means an officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-3.6-1(f); subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-12.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.67-1992, SEC.2; P.L.210-2005, SEC.10; P.L.94-2006, SEC.3; P.L.13-2013, SEC.34; P.L.259-2013, SEC.8; P.L.262-2013, SEC.14; P.L.198-2016, SEC.147.

 

IC 9-13-2-128"Political subdivision"

     Sec. 128. "Political subdivision" means a county, a township, a city, a town, a public school corporation, or any other subdivision of the state recognized in any law, including any special taxing district or entity and any public improvement district authority or entity authorized to levy taxes or assessments.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-6-4-11 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-128.3Repealed

As added by P.L.93-1997, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.148.

 

IC 9-13-2-129Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-3-1(d) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.149.

 

IC 9-13-2-130"Previous conviction of operating while intoxicated"

     Sec. 130. "Previous conviction of operating while intoxicated" means a previous conviction:

(1) in Indiana of:

(A) an alcohol related or drug related crime under Acts 1939, c.48, s.52, as amended, IC 9-4-1-54 (repealed September 1, 1983), or IC 9-11-2 (repealed July 1, 1991); or

(B) a crime under IC 9-30-5-1 through IC 9-30-5-9; or

(2) in any other jurisdiction in which the elements of the crime for which the conviction was entered are substantially similar to the elements of a crime described in IC 9-30-5-1 through IC 9-30-5-9.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-6.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.1-1992, SEC.36.

 

IC 9-13-2-131"Prima facie evidence of intoxication"

     Sec. 131. "Prima facie evidence of intoxication" includes evidence that at the time of an alleged violation the person had an alcohol concentration equivalent to at least eight-hundredths (0.08) gram of alcohol per:

(1) one hundred (100) milliliters of the person's blood; or

(2) two hundred ten (210) liters of the person's breath.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-7.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.33-1997, SEC.3; P.L.1-2000, SEC.3; P.L.175-2001, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-132"Prisoner of war"

     Sec. 132. "Prisoner of war" means an individual who, while serving in any capacity with the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components:

(1) was taken prisoner and held captive:

(A) while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States;

(B) while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force;

(C) while serving with friendly forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party; or

(D) under circumstances comparable to those circumstances under which individuals have generally been held captive by enemy armed forces during periods of armed conflict; and

(2) either:

(A) is serving in; or

(B) under conditions other than dishonorable, was discharged or separated from service in;

the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-3.9-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.150.

 

IC 9-13-2-133"Private bus"

     Sec. 133. (a) "Private bus" means a motor vehicle that is:

(1) designed to transport more than thirteen (13) passengers, including the driver; and

(2) used by any of the following:

(A) A religious, fraternal, charitable, or benevolent organization.

(B) A nonprofit youth organization.

(C) A public or private postsecondary educational institution.

     (b) The term includes:

(1) the chassis;

(2) the body; or

(3) both the body and the chassis;

of the vehicle.

     (c) The term does not include the following:

(1) A school bus.

(2) A for-hire bus.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-2(h).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2007, SEC.140; P.L.198-2016, SEC.151; P.L.256-2017, SEC.100.

 

IC 9-13-2-134"Private business property or shopping center"

     Sec. 134. "Private business property" or "shopping center", for purposes of IC 9-21-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-18-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-14-1(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-135"Private driveway"

     Sec. 135. "Private driveway" means a way or place in private ownership that is used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner but not by other persons.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-136"Private property"

     Sec. 136. "Private property" means all property other than public property.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-137"Private road"

     Sec. 137. "Private road" means a way or place in private ownership that is used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner but not by other persons.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-138Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.152.

 

IC 9-13-2-138.5"Proof of discharge"

     Sec. 138.5. "Proof of discharge" means a document that:

(1) is issued by the United States Department of Defense; and

(2) confirms a veteran's discharge from the armed forces of the United States.

The term includes a DD-214 form.

As added by P.L.118-2011, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-139"Proof of financial responsibility"

     Sec. 139. "Proof of financial responsibility", for purposes of IC 9-25, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-25-2-3.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: New.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-140"Protocol"

     Sec. 140. "Protocol" means a procedure for the withdrawal of blood and other bodily substance samples.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-39.1(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-141"Public agency"

     Sec. 141. "Public agency", for purposes of IC 9-22-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-22-1-3.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-142"Public highway"

     Sec. 142. "Public highway", for purposes of IC 9-25, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-25-2-4.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-143Expired

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(bb).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.20; P.L.85-2013, SEC.18; P.L.198-2016, SEC.153. Expired 12-31-2016 by P.L.198-2016, SEC.153.

 

IC 9-13-2-144"Public property"

     Sec. 144. "Public property" means a public right-of-way, street, highway, alley, park, or other state, county, or municipal property.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-144.5Repealed

As added by P.L.216-2003, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.216-2014, SEC.19. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.154.

 

IC 9-13-2-145Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1.5-2-6.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.155.

 

IC 9-13-2-146Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-7 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.113-2014, SEC.16; P.L.217-2014, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-13-2-146.1"Qualifying claim"

     Sec. 146.1. "Qualifying claim", for purposes of IC 9-32-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-18-2.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-146.3"Qualifying individual"

     Sec. 146.3. "Qualifying individual", for purposes of IC 9-32-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-18-3.

As added by P.L.179-2017, SEC.10.

 

IC 9-13-2-146.5"Railroad flagman"

     Sec. 146.5. "Railroad flagman", for purposes of IC 9-21-8-41.7, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-8-41.7(a).

As added by P.L.8-2010, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-147"Railroad sign or signal"

     Sec. 147. "Railroad sign or signal" means a sign, signal, or device erected by authority of a public body or official or by a railroad and intended to give notice of the presence of railroad tracks or the approach of a railroad train.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-19 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-148Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-19.8 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.125-2012, SEC.21.

 

IC 9-13-2-149"Rebuilt vehicle"

     Sec. 149. "Rebuilt vehicle" means a salvage vehicle that has been restored to an operable condition.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(h).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.15; P.L.198-2016, SEC.156.

 

IC 9-13-2-149.5Repealed

As added by P.L.2-1997, SEC.28. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.27. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.157.

 

IC 9-13-2-149.8"Recovery vehicle"

     Sec. 149.8. "Recovery vehicle" means a truck that is specifically designed for towing a disabled vehicle or a combination of vehicles.

As added by P.L.217-2014, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.158.

 

IC 9-13-2-150"Recreational vehicle"

     Sec. 150. "Recreational vehicle" means a vehicle with or without motive power equipped exclusively for living quarters for persons traveling upon the highways. The term:

(1) does not include:

(A) a truck camper; or

(B) a mobile structure (as defined in IC 22-12-1-17); and

(2) does include a vehicle that:

(A) is designed and marketed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel, or seasonal use;

(B) is not permanently affixed to real property for use as a permanent dwelling;

(C) is built on a single chassis and mounted on wheels;

(D) does not exceed four hundred (400) square feet of gross area; and

(E) is certified by the manufacturer as complying with the American National Standards Institute A119.5 standard.

A vehicle described in this subdivision may commonly be referred to as a "park model RV".

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(t); subsection (b) formerly 9-1-4-9.1(h).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.216-2014, SEC.20; P.L.198-2016, SEC.159.

 

IC 9-13-2-150.3"Recycling facility"

     Sec. 150.3. (a) "Recycling facility" means a person, firm, limited liability company, corporation, or other legal entity that, in the course of business, engages in the acquisition and dismantling or demolition of vehicles, motorcycles, semitrailers, or recreational vehicles or their remains for the benefit of reusable components and parts or recyclable materials.

     (b) The term includes the following enterprises:

(1) An automotive salvage recycler.

(2) A hulk crusher.

(3) A scrap metal processor that processes at least five (5) vehicles during a twelve (12) month period.

As added by P.L.151-2015, SEC.14.

 

IC 9-13-2-150.5"Registered importer"

     Sec. 150.5. "Registered importer" has the meaning set forth in IC 9-17-2-0.5.

As added by P.L.107-2008, SEC.8; P.L.131-2008, SEC.35.

 

IC 9-13-2-150.7"Registration"

     Sec. 150.7. "Registration", for purposes of IC 9-25-8, with respect to a vehicle, includes the license plate that is issued by the bureau in connection with the registration of the vehicle.

As added by P.L.10-2014, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-151"Relevant evidence of intoxication"

     Sec. 151. "Relevant evidence of intoxication" includes evidence that at the time of an alleged violation a person had an alcohol concentration equivalent to at least five-hundredths (0.05) gram, but less than eight-hundredths (0.08) gram of alcohol per:

(1) one hundred (100) milliliters of the person's blood; or

(2) two hundred ten (210) liters of the person's breath.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-7.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.33-1997, SEC.4; P.L.1-2000, SEC.4; P.L.175-2001, SEC.3.

 

IC 9-13-2-151.5"Relevant market area"

     Sec. 151.5. "Relevant market area", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-20.

As added by P.L.118-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.37-2009, SEC.1; P.L.92-2013, SEC.28.

 

IC 9-13-2-151.7"Rental company"

     Sec. 151.7. "Rental company" has the meaning set forth in IC 24-4-9-7.

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-152"Repair or replacement"

     Sec. 152. "Repair or replacement" means the restoration of an odometer to a sound working condition by replacing the odometer or any part of the odometer or by correcting what is inoperative.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-152.5Repealed

As added by P.L.115-1993, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.160.

 

IC 9-13-2-152.7"Reserve components"

     Sec. 152.7. "Reserve components" means the following:

(1) The United States Army National Guard.

(2) The United States Army Reserve.

(3) The United States Navy Reserve.

(4) The United States Marine Corps Reserve.

(5) The United States Air National Guard.

(6) The United States Air Force Reserve.

(7) The United States Coast Guard Reserve.

(8) The Indiana Army National Guard.

(9) The Indiana Air National Guard.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.161.

 

IC 9-13-2-153"Residence district"

     Sec. 153. "Residence district" means the territory contiguous to and including a highway not comprising a business district, when the property on the highway for a distance of at least five hundred (500) feet is primarily improved with residences or residences and buildings in use for business.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-18 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-154"Restricted license"

     Sec. 154. "Restricted license" means any current driving license, on which the commission has designated restrictions.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-154.5Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.29. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-13-2-154.6Repealed

As added by P.L.86-1996, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.30. Repealed by P.L.151-2015, SEC.16.

 

IC 9-13-2-154.8"Retractable tire studs"

     Sec. 154.8. "Retractable tire studs", for purposes of IC 9-19-18, means tire studs that:

(1) are capable of being retracted; and

(2) otherwise satisfy the requirements of IC 9-19-18-3(d).

As added by P.L.35-2008, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-155"Right-of-way"

     Sec. 155. "Right-of-way" means the privilege of the immediate use of a highway.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-21.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-156"Road tractor"

     Sec. 156. "Road tractor" means a vehicle designed and used for drawing other vehicles and not constructed to carry any load independently or any part of the weight of a vehicle or load drawn independently.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-3 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-157"Roadway"

     Sec. 157. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), "roadway" means that part of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.

     (b) As used in IC 9-21-12-13, "roadway" means the part of a highway that is improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel. The term does not include the sidewalk, berm, or shoulder, even if the sidewalk, berm, or shoulder is used by persons riding bicycles or other human powered vehicles.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.42-2011, SEC.22.

 

IC 9-13-2-157.5"Roundabout"

     Sec. 157.5. "Roundabout" means a circular intersection or junction in which road traffic flows almost continuously in one (1) direction around a central island.

As added by P.L.11-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-158"Safety glazing materials"

     Sec. 158. "Safety glazing materials", for purposes of IC 9-19-19, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-19-19-1.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-6-40 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-159"Safety zone"

     Sec. 159. "Safety zone" means the area or space officially set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians and that is protected or is so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-17.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-159.5"Sale"

     Sec. 159.5. "Sale", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-23.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.31.

 

IC 9-13-2-160"Salvage vehicle"

     Sec. 160. "Salvage vehicle" means any of the following:

(1) A vehicle that meets at least one (1) of the criteria set forth in IC 9-22-3-3.

(2) A vehicle, ownership of which is evidenced by a salvage title or by another ownership document of similar qualification and limitation issued by a state or jurisdiction other than the state of Indiana, and recognized by and acceptable to the bureau of motor vehicles.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.162.

 

IC 9-13-2-161"School bus"

     Sec. 161. (a) "School bus" means, except as provided in subsection (b), a bus used to transport preschool, elementary, or secondary school children to and from:

(1) school;

(2) school athletic games or contests; or

(3) other school functions.

     (b) "School bus", for purposes of IC 9-21, means a motor vehicle owned by a public or governmental agency and operated for the transportation of children to or from school, including project headstart, or privately owned and operated for compensation for the transportation of children to and from school, including project headstart.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(m); 9-1-4-41(f) part; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-2(e).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.54-1998, SEC.1; P.L.219-2003, SEC.2; P.L.146-2009, SEC.2; P.L.198-2016, SEC.163.

 

IC 9-13-2-161.3"School crossing guard"

     Sec. 161.3. "School crossing guard" means a person at least eighteen (18) years of age appointed by one (1) of the following:

(1) Safety board.

(2) Board of public works and safety.

(3) Town board.

(4) Board of public safety.

(5) Sheriff.

As added by P.L.116-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-161.5"School crossing zone"

     Sec. 161.5. "School crossing zone" means a part of a roadway distinctly indicated for crossing by children on the way to or from school by lines or other markings on the surface of the roadway or by signs.

As added by P.L.116-1993, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-162"Scrap metal processor"

     Sec. 162. "Scrap metal processor" means a person:

(1) that engages in the acquisition of vehicles or the remains of vehicles;

(2) that has facilities for processing iron, steel, or nonferrous scrap; and

(3) whose principal product is scrap iron, scrap steel, or nonferrous scrap for sale for remelting purposes.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(e).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.32; P.L.198-2016, SEC.164.

 

IC 9-13-2-162.5"Secretary"

     Sec. 162.5. "Secretary", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-24.

As added by P.L.92-2013, SEC.33.

 

IC 9-13-2-163"Sectionalized building"

     Sec. 163. (a) "Sectionalized building" means, except as provided in subsection (b), any part of a finished structure.

     (b) "Sectionalized building", for purposes of IC 9-20-15, means any part of a finished structure that has living quarters suitable for human use and that can be identified by a manufacturer's number sequence.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-8-1-6; subsection (b) formerly 9-8-1.6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-164"Semitrailer"

     Sec. 164. (a) "Semitrailer", except as provided in subsection (b), means a vehicle without motive power, designed for carrying property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of the weight of the semitrailer and that of the semitrailer's load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle. The term does not include the following:

(1) A pole trailer.

(2) A two (2) wheeled homemade trailer.

     (b) "Semitrailer", for purposes of IC 9-21, means a vehicle with or without motive power, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle. The term does not include a pole trailer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(f); subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.165.

 

IC 9-13-2-165"Serious bodily injury"

     Sec. 165. "Serious bodily injury" has the meaning set forth in IC 35-31.5-2-292.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-1-8.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.114-2012, SEC.20.

 

IC 9-13-2-166"Shopping center or private business property"

     Sec. 166. "Shopping center" or "private business property", for purposes of IC 9-21-18, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-18-2.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-14-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-167"Sidewalk"

     Sec. 167. "Sidewalk" means the part of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a roadway, and the adjacent property lines intended for the use of pedestrians.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-167.5"Snowmobile"

     Sec. 167.5. "Snowmobile" has the meaning set forth in IC 14-8-2-261.

As added by P.L.259-2013, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-168"Solid tire"

     Sec. 168. "Solid tire" means a tire of rubber or other resilient material that does not depend upon compressed air for the support of the load.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-6 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-168.3"Solid waste hauler"

     Sec. 168.3. "Solid waste hauler", for purposes of IC 9-21-8, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-8-0.4.

As added by P.L.188-2015, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-169Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(j).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.210-2005, SEC.76.

 

IC 9-13-2-170"Special group"

     Sec. 170. "Special group" means:

(1) a class or group of persons that the bureau finds:

(A) have made significant contributions to the United States, Indiana, or the group's community or are descendants of native or pioneer residents of Indiana;

(B) are organized as a nonprofit organization (as defined under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code);

(C) are organized for nonrecreational purposes; and

(D) are organized as a separate, unique organization or as a coalition of separate, unique organizations; or

(2) a National Football League franchised professional football team.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-7-11-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.261-2001, SEC.1; P.L.214-2005, SEC.54.

 

IC 9-13-2-170.1Repealed

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.22. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.166.

 

IC 9-13-2-170.3"Special machinery"

     Sec. 170.3. "Special machinery" means a vehicle:

(1) that is designed and used to perform a specific function that is unrelated to transporting people or property on a highway;

(2) on which is permanently mounted machinery or equipment used to perform operations unrelated to transportation on a highway; and

(3) that is incapable of, or would require substantial modification to be capable of, carrying a load.

As added by P.L.210-2005, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.23; P.L.262-2013, SEC.16; P.L.198-2016, SEC.167.

 

IC 9-13-2-170.5Repealed

As added by P.L.216-2003, SEC.3. Repealed by P.L.216-2014, SEC.21.

 

IC 9-13-2-170.7"Special purpose bus"

     Sec. 170.7. "Special purpose bus" has the meaning set forth in IC 20-27-2-10.

As added by P.L.107-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-171"Special tractor-mobile home rig"

     Sec. 171. "Special tractor-mobile home rig" means any combination of a mobile home or sectionalized building and a towing vehicle having a width greater than one hundred forty-eight (148) inches and not greater than one hundred seventy-two (172) inches at the base and:

(1) of which the mobile home, including the hitch, is not more than eighty-five (85) feet and the tractor part is not less than twelve (12) feet in length;

(2) a height not in excess of fourteen (14) feet, six (6) inches; or

(3) both of the dimensions in subdivisions (1) and (2).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1.6-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.61-1996, SEC.12; P.L.217-2003, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-172"Speed contest"

     Sec. 172. "Speed contest" means an unnecessary rapid acceleration by two (2) or more vehicles that creates a hazard to pedestrians, passengers, vehicles, or other property.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-6-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-173"State"

     Sec. 173. (a) "State" means, except as otherwise provided by this section and unless by the context some other state or territory or federal district of the United States is meant or intended, the state of Indiana.

     (b) "State", for purposes of IC 9-27-1, means the state of Indiana, the governor of Indiana, an agency of the state of Indiana designated by the governor to receive federal aid, and any officer, board, bureau, commission, division, or department, any public body corporate and politic created by the state of Indiana for public purposes, or any state educational institution.

     (c) "State", for purposes of IC 9-25, means any state in the United States, the District of Columbia, or any Province of the Dominion of Canada.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(r); 9-6-2-1 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-6-4-11 part; subsection (c) formerly 9-2-1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.88-1996, SEC.2; P.L.2-2007, SEC.141; P.L.9-2010, SEC.9; P.L.198-2016, SEC.168.

 

IC 9-13-2-173.3"State highway fund"

     Sec. 173.3. "State highway fund" refers to the state highway fund established by IC 8-23-9-54. The term is synonymous with the primary highway system special account described in IC 8-14-2-1(1).

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.22.

 

IC 9-13-2-173.5"State police building account"

     Sec. 173.5. "State police building account" refers to the state police building account established by IC 9-14-14-4.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.23. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.169.

 

IC 9-13-2-173.7"State motor vehicle technology fund"

     Sec. 173.7. "State motor vehicle technology fund" refers to the state motor vehicle technology fund established by IC 9-14-14-3.

As added by P.L.216-2014, SEC.24. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.170.

 

IC 9-13-2-174"Stinger-steered vehicle"

     Sec. 174. "Stinger-steered vehicle" means an automobile or a boat transporter configured as a semitrailer combination in which the fifth wheel is located as a drop frame located behind and below the rearmost axle of the power unit.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-2.3 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-174.5"Storage yard"

     Sec. 174.5. "Storage yard" for purposes of IC 9-22-1, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-22-1-3.5.

As added by P.L.104-2005, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-175"Street or highway"

     Sec. 175. "Street" or "highway" means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part of the way is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. The term includes an alley in a city or town.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-176Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-7 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.113-2014, SEC.17; P.L.217-2014, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-177"Tandem axle group"

     Sec. 177. "Tandem axle group" means two (2) or more axles spaced more than forty (40) inches and less than ninety-six (96) inches. For the purpose of enforcing the single axle weight limitation, the third axle of a tri-axle group of a truck shall be treated as if it were a single axle if it is independently suspended.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-12(f).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-177.3"Telecommunications device"

     Sec. 177.3. (a) "Telecommunications device", for purposes of IC 9-21-8, IC 9-25-4-7, IC 9-24-11-3.3 (before its repeal), and IC 9-24-11-3.7, means an electronic or digital telecommunications device. The term includes a:

(1) wireless telephone;

(2) personal digital assistant;

(3) pager; or

(4) text messaging device.

     (b) The term does not include:

(1) amateur radio equipment that is being operated by a person licensed as an amateur radio operator by the Federal Communications Commission under 47 CFR Part 97; or

(2) a communications system installed in a commercial motor vehicle weighing more than ten thousand (10,000) pounds.

As added by P.L.101-2009, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.185-2011, SEC.1; P.L.59-2013, SEC.1; P.L.198-2016, SEC.171.

 

IC 9-13-2-177.4"Text message"

     Sec. 177.4. "Text message", for purposes of IC 9-21-8, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-8-0.5.

As added by P.L.185-2011, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-177.5Repealed

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.172.

 

IC 9-13-2-178"Through highway"

     Sec. 178. "Through highway" means a highway or portion of a highway at the entrance to which vehicular traffic from intersecting highways is required by law to yield right-of-way to vehicles on the through highway in obedience to either a stop sign or a yield sign.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-14 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-179"Towing service"

     Sec. 179. "Towing service" means a person that engages in moving or removing abandoned or disabled vehicles and, once the vehicles are moved or removed, stores or impounds the vehicles.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-9-1.1-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.191-2007, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-180"Tractor"

     Sec. 180. "Tractor" means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing or propelling trailers, semitrailers, or vehicles of any kind. The term does not include a farm tractor.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(g).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.210-2005, SEC.12.

 

IC 9-13-2-181"Tractor-mobile home rig"

     Sec. 181. "Tractor-mobile home rig" means a combination of a mobile home or sectionalized building and a towing vehicle having either a combined overall length of more than sixty (60) feet and not more than one hundred ten (110) feet of which:

(1) the mobile home, including the hitch, is not more than eighty-five (85) feet; and

(2) the tractor part:

(A) is not less than twelve (12) feet in length;

(B) has a width of more than ninety-six (96) inches and not more than one hundred forty-eight (148) inches at the base;

(C) has a height of not more than fourteen (14) feet; or

(D) has at least two (2) of the dimensions in clauses (A) through (C).

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-6(1) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.217-2003, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-182"Traffic"

     Sec. 182. "Traffic" means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-20.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.113-2014, SEC.18; P.L.217-2014, SEC.10.

 

IC 9-13-2-183"Traffic offense"

     Sec. 183. "Traffic offense" means:

(1) a violation of a statute, an ordinance, a rule, or a regulation relating to the operation or use of motor vehicles; and

(2) any violation of a statute, an ordinance, a rule, or a regulation relating to the use of streets and highways by pedestrians or by the operation of any other vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-7-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.85-2013, SEC.19.

 

IC 9-13-2-184"Trailer"

     Sec. 184. (a) "Trailer" means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a vehicle:

(1) without motive power;

(2) designed for carrying persons or property;

(3) designed for being drawn by a motor vehicle; and

(4) so constructed that no part of the weight of the trailer rests upon the towing vehicle.

The term includes pole trailers and two (2) wheeled homemade trailers.

     (b) "Trailer", for purposes of IC 9-21, means a vehicle:

(1) with or without motive power;

(2) designed for carrying persons or property;

(3) designed for being drawn by a motor vehicle; and

(4) so constructed that no part of the weight of the trailer rests upon the towing vehicle.

The term does not include pole trailers or special machinery.

     (c) "Trailer", for purposes of IC 9-21-8-12 through IC 9-21-8-13, means the combination of any motor vehicle towing another vehicle or trailer.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(e); subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-5 part; subsection (c) formerly 9-4-1-59(f).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.24.

 

IC 9-13-2-185"Transfer dealer"

     Sec. 185. "Transfer dealer", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-25.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.6; P.L.92-2013, SEC.34.

 

IC 9-13-2-186Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-2.5-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.173.

 

IC 9-13-2-187"Transport operator"

     Sec. 187. "Transport operator" means any of the following:

(1) An Indiana resident or business engaged in the business of furnishing drivers and operators for the purpose of transporting vehicles in transit from one (1) place to another by the drive away or tow away methods.

(2) An Indiana dealer or manufacturer engaged in the operation or business described in subdivision (1). An Indiana dealer described in this subdivision must hold a valid Indiana dealer license.

(3) An Indiana business that prepares newly purchased vehicles of the business and delivers the vehicles to the locations where the vehicles will be based, titled, and registered.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-1-2(y).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.25; P.L.262-2013, SEC.17; P.L.149-2015, SEC.25.

 

IC 9-13-2-187.5Expired

As added by P.L.147-2002, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.135-2013, SEC.4. Expired by P.L.135-2013, SEC.4.

 

IC 9-13-2-188"Truck"

     Sec. 188. (a) "Truck" means a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.

     (b) "Truck", for purposes of IC 9-21-8-3, includes the following:

(1) A motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing another vehicle and constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn.

(2) A motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing plows, mowing machines, and other implements of agriculture.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-1-1-2(d); 9-4-1-4 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-4-1-64 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.210-2005, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-13-2-188.3"Truck camper"

     Sec. 188.3. "Truck camper" means a device without motive power that is installed in the bed of a truck to provide living quarters for persons traveling on a highway.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.174.

 

IC 9-13-2-188.5Repealed

As added by P.L.188-2006, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.2-2007, SEC.142; P.L.145-2011, SEC.8; P.L.107-2012, SEC.1; P.L.125-2012, SEC.26; P.L.149-2015, SEC.26. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.175.

 

IC 9-13-2-189"Truck-tractor"

     Sec. 189. (a) "Truck-tractor" means, except as provided in subsection (b), a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.

     (b) "Truck-tractor", for purposes of IC 9-20-13-2, means a noncargo carrying power unit designed to operate in combination with a semitrailer or trailer and includes a dromedary deck and plate.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-4-1-3 part; subsection (b) formerly 9-8-1-2(e).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.91-1991, SEC.2.

 

IC 9-13-2-190"Truck-tractor-semitrailer-semitrailer"

     Sec. 190. "Truck-tractor-semitrailer-semitrailer" refers to a combination of vehicles containing two (2) trailing units connected with a B-train assembly.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-1-2.2(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-191"Ultimate purchaser"

     Sec. 191. "Ultimate purchaser" means the first person, other than a dealer purchasing in the dealer's capacity as a dealer, who in good faith purchases a motor vehicle for purposes other than resale.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-191.5"Uniform time standards manual"

     Sec. 191.5. "Uniform time standards manual", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-26.

As added by P.L.78-2002, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.35.

 

IC 9-13-2-192"Unit"

     Sec. 192. "Unit", for purposes of IC 9-21-18, IC 9-32-9-3, IC 9-32-11-2, IC 9-32-11-6, and IC 9-32-11-11.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-21-18-3.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-14-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.151-2015, SEC.17.

 

IC 9-13-2-193"Urban district"

     Sec. 193. "Urban district" means the territory contiguous to and including any street that is built up with structures devoted to business, industry, or dwelling houses situated at intervals of less than two hundred (200) feet for a distance of at least one-fourth (1/4) mile.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-18 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-194"Used major component part"

     Sec. 194. "Used major component part" does not include a remanufactured part.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(g) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-195"Used parts dealer"

     Sec. 195. "Used parts dealer", for purposes of IC 9-32, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-32-2-27.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.6-1(g) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.36.

 

IC 9-13-2-196"Vehicle"

     Sec. 196. (a) "Vehicle" means, except as otherwise provided in this section, a device in, upon, or by which a person or property is, or may be, transported or drawn upon a highway. The term does not include the following:

(1) A device moved by human power.

(2) A device that runs only on rails or tracks.

(3) A wheelchair.

     (b) For purposes of IC 9-17, the term includes the following:

(1) Off-road vehicles.

(2) Manufactured homes or mobile homes that are:

(A) personal property not held for resale; and

(B) not attached to real estate by a permanent foundation.

(3) Watercraft.

     (c) For purposes of IC 9-22 and IC 9-32, the term refers to a vehicle of a type that must be registered under IC 9-18-2 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1, other than an off-road vehicle or a snowmobile under IC 9-18-2.5 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1-14.

     (d) For purposes of IC 9-30-5, IC 9-30-6, IC 9-30-8, and IC 9-30-9, the term means a device for transportation by land or air. The term does not include an electric personal assistive mobility device.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-8-1-21(a); subsection (b) formerly 9-1-1-2(a); 9-3-1-1 part; 9-7-3-1(b) part; subsection (c) formerly 9-4-1-2(a); subsection (d) formerly 9-1.1-2 part; subsection (e) formerly 9-11-1-9.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.88-1998, SEC.2; P.L.143-2002, SEC.4; P.L.210-2005, SEC.14; P.L.41-2006, SEC.2; P.L.9-2010, SEC.10; P.L.221-2014, SEC.16; P.L.198-2016, SEC.176; P.L.256-2017, SEC.101; P.L.257-2017, SEC.25.

 

IC 9-13-2-196.3"Vehicular substance offense"

     Sec. 196.3. "Vehicular substance offense", for purposes of IC 9-30-15.5, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-15.5-1.

As added by P.L.217-2014, SEC.11.

 

IC 9-13-2-196.5"Veteran"

     Sec. 196.5. "Veteran" means an individual who:

(1) is serving in; or

(2) under conditions other than dishonorable, was discharged or separated from service in;

the armed forces of the United States or their reserve components.

As added by P.L.58-2006, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.177.

 

IC 9-13-2-197"Violation"

     Sec. 197. "Violation", for purposes of IC 9-30-10, has the meaning set forth in IC 9-30-10-3.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-12-1-7 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-198"Wagon"

     Sec. 198. Except as provided in section 60(a)(2) or 60(a)(3) of this chapter, "wagon" means a vehicle that is:

(1) without motive power;

(2) designed to be pulled by a motor vehicle;

(3) constructed so that no part of the weight of the wagon rests upon the towing vehicle;

(4) equipped with a flexible tongue; and

(5) capable of being steered by the front two (2) wheels.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-12-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.150-2009, SEC.4; P.L.198-2016, SEC.178.

 

IC 9-13-2-198.5"Watercraft"

     Sec. 198.5. "Watercraft" means a contrivance used or designed for navigation on water, including a vessel, boat, motor vessel, steam vessel, sailboat, vessel operated by machinery either permanently or temporarily affixed, scow, tugboat, or any marine equipment that is capable of carrying passengers, except a ferry.

As added by P.L.71-1991, SEC.8.

 

IC 9-13-2-198.7"Waters of Indiana"

     Sec. 198.7. (a) "Waters of Indiana" means all waters within the boundaries of Indiana.

     (b) The term includes every lake, river, stream, canal, ditch, and body of water owned or controlled by a public utility that is subject to the jurisdiction of the state.

As added by P.L.71-1991, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-199Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-10-1-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.37. Repealed by P.L.174-2016, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-13-2-200"Worksite"

     Sec. 200. "Worksite" means a location or area upon which:

(1) a public purpose construction or maintenance activity; or

(2) a private purpose construction or maintenance activity that is authorized by a governmental agency;

is being performed on a highway. The term includes the lanes of a highway leading up to the area upon which an activity described in subdivision (1) or (2) is being performed, beginning at the point where appropriate signs directing vehicles to merge from one (1) lane into another lane are posted.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-4-1-19.6.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.75-1999, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-13-2-201Repealed

As added by P.L.88-1998, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.150-2001, SEC.3; P.L.182-2009(ss), SEC.283. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.179.

 

IC 9-14ARTICLE 14. BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES
           Ch. 1.Repealed
           Ch. 2.Repealed
           Ch. 3.Repealed
           Ch. 3.5.Repealed
           Ch. 4.Repealed
           Ch. 5.Repealed
           Ch. 6.Definitions
           Ch. 7.Creation and Organization of Bureau of Motor Vehicles
           Ch. 8.Powers and Duties of the Bureau and the Commissioner
           Ch. 9.Creation and Organization of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission
           Ch. 10.Powers and Duties of the Commission Board
           Ch. 11.Driver Licensing Medical Advisory Board
           Ch. 12.Records of the Bureau
           Ch. 13.Privacy and Disclosure of Bureau Records
           Ch. 14.Funds

 

IC 9-14-1Chapter 1. Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-14-1-1                formerly 9-1-1-1 part

9-14-1-2                formerly 9-1-1-1 part; 9-1-1-12 part; 9-1-4-57

9-14-1-3                formerly 9-1-4-58

9-14-1-4                formerly 9-1-1-4; 9-1-4-35 part; Part new

9-14-1-5                formerly 9-2-1-1

9-14-1-6                formerly 9-1-1-11 part; 9-1-4-53 part; 9-2-1-33 part.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.180.

 

IC 9-14-2Chapter 2. Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-14-2-2                formerly 9-1-1-5 part; 9-1-4-3.5(c); 9-1-4-55 part; 9-2-1-3 part

9-14-2-3                formerly 9-1-4-35 part

9-14-2-4                formerly 9-1-1-7 part; 9-1-4-55 part

9-14-2-5                formerly 9-1-1-7 part

9-14-2-6                formerly 9-1-4-36

9-14-2-7                formerly 9-1-1-11 part; 9-1-4-53 part; 9-2-1-33 part.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.181.

 

IC 9-14-3Chapter 3. Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-14-3-1                formerly 9-1-1-8(a); Part new

9-14-3-2                formerly 9-1-1-8(d) part; 9-1-1-8(e) part; 9-1-1-8.5 part

9-14-3-3                formerly 9-1-1-8(c) part

9-14-3-4                formerly 9-1-1-8(b) part

9-14-3-5                formerly 9-1-1-8(d) part

9-14-3-6                formerly 9-1-1-8(e) part

9-14-3-7                formerly 9-2-1-29(a); (b); (c); (e)

9-14-3-8                formerly 9-2-1-9.1 part

9-14-3-9                formerly 9-1-1-9

9-14-3-10              formerly 9-1-1-8.5 part

9-14-3-11              formerly 9-1-1-11 part; 9-1-4-53 part; 9-2-1-33 part.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.182.

 

IC 9-14-3.5Chapter 3.5. Repealed

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.183.

 

IC 9-14-4Chapter 4. Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-14-4-1                formerly 9-1-11-1 part

9-14-4-2                formerly 9-1-11-1 part

9-14-4-3                formerly 9-1-11-3 part

9-14-4-4                formerly 9-1-11-2

9-14-4-5                formerly 9-1-11-3 part

9-14-4-6                formerly 9-1-11-4

9-14-4-7                formerly 9-1-11-5.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.184.

 

IC 9-14-5Chapter 5. Repealed

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.185.

 

IC 9-14-6Chapter 6. Definitions
           9-14-6-1Applicability of chapter
           9-14-6-2"Disclose"
           9-14-6-3"Electronic record"
           9-14-6-4"Electronic signature"
           9-14-6-5"Highly restricted personal information"
           9-14-6-6"Personal information"
           9-14-6-7"Record"

 

IC 9-14-6-1Applicability of chapter

     Sec. 1. The definitions in this chapter apply throughout this article.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-2"Disclose"

     Sec. 2. "Disclose" means to engage in a practice or conduct to make available and make known personal information contained in a record about a person to another person by any means of communication.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-13-2-43.5; 9-14-3.5-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-3"Electronic record"

     Sec. 3. "Electronic record" means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-0.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-4"Electronic signature"

     Sec. 4. "Electronic signature" means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with an electronic record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the electronic record.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-0.8.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-5"Highly restricted personal information"

     Sec. 5. "Highly restricted personal information" means the following information that identifies an individual:

(1) Digital photograph or image.

(2) Social Security number.

(3) Medical or disability information.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-13-2-72.7; 9-14-3.5-2.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-6"Personal information"

     Sec. 6. "Personal information" means information that identifies an individual, including an individual's:

(1) digital photograph or image;

(2) Social Security number;

(3) driver's license or identification document number;

(4) name;

(5) address (but not the ZIP code);

(6) telephone number; or

(7) medical or disability information.

The term does not include information about vehicular accidents, driving or equipment related violations, and driver's license or registration status.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-13-2-124.5; 9-14-3.5-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-6-7"Record"

     Sec. 7. "Record" means any information, books, papers, photographs, photostats, cards, films, tapes, recordings, electronic data, printouts, or other documentary materials, regardless of medium, that are created or maintained by the bureau.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-13-2-149.5; 9-14-3.5-6.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.186.

 

IC 9-14-7Chapter 7. Creation and Organization of Bureau of Motor Vehicles
           9-14-7-1Creation of bureau
           9-14-7-2Appointment of commissioner of bureau

 

IC 9-14-7-1Creation of bureau

     Sec. 1. The bureau of motor vehicles is created.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-1-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.187.

 

IC 9-14-7-2Appointment of commissioner of bureau

     Sec. 2. The governor shall appoint a commissioner to administer the bureau. The commissioner serves at the pleasure of the governor. Subject to IC 4-12-1-13, the governor shall fix the salary of the commissioner at the time of appointment.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-1-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.187.

 

IC 9-14-8Chapter 8. Powers and Duties of the Bureau and the Commissioner
           9-14-8-1Duties of commissioner
           9-14-8-2Duties of bureau
           9-14-8-3Powers of bureau
           9-14-8-4Internal audit and review of bureau

 

IC 9-14-8-1Duties of commissioner

     Sec. 1. The commissioner shall do the following:

(1) Administer and enforce:

(A) this title and other statutes concerning the bureau; and

(B) the policies and procedures of the bureau.

(2) Organize the bureau in the manner necessary to carry out the duties of the bureau, including by appointing and fixing the salaries of the deputies, subordinate officers, clerks, and other employees necessary to carry out this title, IC 6-6-5, IC 6-6-5.1, IC 6-6-5.5, and IC 6-6-11.

(3) Submit budget proposals for the bureau to the budget director before September 1 of each year.

(4) Not later than August 1 of each year, prepare for the interim study committee on roads and transportation a report that includes updates on the following:

(A) Significant policy changes, including changes in implementation.

(B) Contracts with third parties for performance of department responsibilities and functions.

(C) Projects or other undertakings required by law.

(D) Any other information requested by the study committee.

The report must be submitted in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.

(5) Design and procure a seal of office for the bureau.

(6) Appoint members to the driver licensing medical advisory board under IC 9-14-11-3.

(7) Operate or be responsible for the administration of all license branches in Indiana under IC 9-14.1.

(8) Assign to license branches those functions that:

(A) the commission or the bureau is legally required or authorized to perform; and

(B) cannot be adequately performed by the commission or the bureau without assistance from the license branches.

(9) Perform other duties as required by the bureau.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-2-1; subdivision (2) formerly 9-14-1-4; subdivision (5) formerly 9-14-1-3; subdivision (6) formerly 9-14-4-1; subdivision (7) formerly 9-16-1-2; subdivision (8) formerly 9-16-1-3(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.188.

 

IC 9-14-8-2Duties of bureau

     Sec. 2. The bureau shall do the following:

(1) Prescribe and provide all forms necessary to carry out any laws or rules administered and enforced by the bureau.

(2) Maintain records under IC 9-14-12.

(3) At the close of the calendar year, make a final settlement for all the money in accounts administered by the bureau and make any necessary adjustments to meet the intent of IC 8-14-2.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-2-4; subdivision (2) formerly 9-14-2-6; subdivision (3) formerly 9-29-1-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.188.

 

IC 9-14-8-3Powers of bureau

     Sec. 3. The bureau may do the following:

(1) Adopt and enforce rules under IC 4-22-2 that are necessary to carry out this title.

(2) Subject to the approval of the commission, request the necessary office space, storage space, and parking facilities for each license branch operated by the commission from the Indiana department of administration as provided in IC 4-20.5-5-5.

(3) Upon any reasonable ground appearing on the records of the bureau and subject to rules and guidelines of the bureau, suspend or revoke the following:

(A) The current driving privileges or driver's license of any individual.

(B) The certificate of registration and proof of registration for any vehicle.

(C) The certificate of registration and proof of registration for any watercraft, off-road vehicle, or snowmobile.

(4) With the approval of the commission, adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to do the following:

(A) Increase or decrease any fee or charge imposed under this title.

(B) Impose a fee on any other service for which a fee is not imposed under this article.

(C) Increase or decrease a fee imposed under clause (B).

(D) Designate the fund or account in which a:

(i) fee increase under clause (A) or (C); or

(ii) new fee under clause (B);

shall be deposited.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-2-2; subdivision (1) formerly 9-14-3.5-14; 9-18-11-13; 9-18-12.5-6(c); 9-18-13-4(c); 9-18-15-14; 9-18-2.5-15; 9-18-4-7; 9-18-23-5; 9-24-6.5-3; 9-24-9-7; 9-24-11-4(e); 9-24-11-5(h); 9-24-16.5-7; 9-25-8-3; 9-28-5.1-5; 9-29-9-3.5; 9-30-4-14; 9-30-6-4; 9-31-1-5; subdivision (2) formerly 9-16-2-2; subdivision (3) formerly 9-30-4-1; subdivision (4) formerly 9-29-1-12.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.188.

 

IC 9-14-8-4Internal audit and review of bureau

     Sec. 4. The bureau is subject to internal audit and review under IC 5-11-1-28.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-2-9.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.188.

 

IC 9-14-9Chapter 9. Creation and Organization of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission
           9-14-9-1Establishment of bureau of motor vehicles commission
           9-14-9-2Membership of commission board
           9-14-9-3Membership of commission
           9-14-9-4Quorum
           9-14-9-5Salary per diem; reimbursement
           9-14-9-6Duties
           9-14-9-7Tort claim immunity
           9-14-9-8Commission property
           9-14-9-9Audit by state board of accounts

 

IC 9-14-9-1Establishment of bureau of motor vehicles commission

     Sec. 1. The bureau of motor vehicles commission is established. The commission is a body corporate and politic, and though separate from the state, the exercise by the commission of the commission's powers constitutes an essential governmental function. The commission may sue and be sued and plead and be impleaded.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-1-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-2Membership of commission board

     Sec. 2. The commission board acts on behalf of the commission and consists of the following five (5) members:

(1) Four (4) individuals, not more than two (2) of whom may be members of the same political party, who are appointed by the governor. An individual appointed under this subdivision:

(A) serves for a term of four (4) years;

(B) may not hold any other public office or serve as a state or local employee while serving as a commission board member; and

(C) shall devote as much time as is needed to carry out the commission board's obligations, but is not required to devote full time to the commission board.

(2) The commissioner, who:

(A) shall serve as chair of the commission board; and

(B) is responsible for calling commission board meetings.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-1-2(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-3Membership of commission

     Sec. 3. The commission consists of the following:

(1) All officers and employees of the license branches.

(2) Other officers and employees designated by the commission board as commission employees.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-1-2(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-4Quorum

     Sec. 4. Three (3) commission board members constitute a quorum. The consent of three (3) commission board members is required before any action may be taken.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-1-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-5Salary per diem; reimbursement

     Sec. 5. (a) Each member of the commission board appointed under section 2(1) of this chapter is entitled to:

(1) the minimum salary per diem provided by IC 4-10-11-2.1(b); and

(2) reimbursement for traveling expenses and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the member's duties, as provided in the state travel policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.

     (b) The commissioner, in the capacity as chair of the commission board, is entitled to reimbursement as a state employee for traveling expenses and other expenses actually incurred in connection with the chair's duties, as provided in the state travel policies and procedures established by the Indiana department of administration and approved by the budget agency.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-1-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-6Duties

     Sec. 6. The commission shall:

(1) develop a statewide license branch budget; and

(2) on a date specified by the budget agency of each even-numbered year, submit to the budget agency a proposed budget.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-16-3-2; subdivision (2) formerly 9-16-3-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-7Tort claim immunity

     Sec. 7. IC 34-13-3 applies to a claim or suit in tort against any of the following:

(1) A member of the commission board.

(2) An employee of the commission.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-4-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-8Commission property

     Sec. 8. Property of the commission is public property devoted to an essential public and governmental function and purpose and is exempt from all taxes and special assessments of the state or a political subdivision of the state.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-2-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-9-9Audit by state board of accounts

     Sec. 9. The state board of accounts shall audit all accounts of the commission.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-3-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.189.

 

IC 9-14-10Chapter 10. Powers and Duties of the Commission Board
           9-14-10-1Duties of commission board
           9-14-10-2Powers of commission board
           9-14-10-3Personnel system for commission employees

 

IC 9-14-10-1Duties of commission board

     Sec. 1. The commission board shall do the following:

(1) Recommend legislation needed to operate the license branches.

(2) Recommend rules needed to operate the license branches.

(3) Review budget proposals for the commission and the license branches operated under IC 9-14.1, including the budget required by IC 9-14.1-5-4 and IC 9-14.1-5-5.

(4) Establish the determination criteria and determine the number and location of license branches to be operated under IC 9-14.1.

(5) Establish and adopt minimum standards for the operation and maintenance of each physical or virtual location at which services are provided by a full service provider or partial services provider under IC 9-14.1.

(6) Administer the commission fund established under IC 9-14-14-1.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-15-2-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.190. Amended by P.L.257-2017, SEC.26.

 

IC 9-14-10-2Powers of commission board

     Sec. 2. The commission board may do the following:

(1) Procure insurance against any loss in connection with the commission's operations in the amount the commission board considers necessary or desirable.

(2) Contract with a qualified person:

(A) to serve as a full service provider under IC 9-14.1-3-1;

(B) to serve as a partial services provider under IC 9-14.1-3-2; or

(C) for other services to process specific transactions as outlined by the commission.

(3) Notwithstanding IC 5-16, IC 5-17-1, and IC 5-22, develop a system of procurement that applies only to procurement of equipment, materials, services, and goods required for the operation of license branches under IC 9-14.1.

(4) Either:

(A) develop a retirement program for managers and employees of license branches; or

(B) cause managers and employees of license branches to be members of the public employees' retirement fund (IC 5-10.3-7).

(5) Enter into lease agreements as necessary for office space, storage space, and parking facilities for license branches under IC 9-14.1.

(6) Take any other action necessary to achieve the commission's purpose.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-15-2-2; subdivision (2) formerly 9-16-1-4(a); subdivision (3) formerly 9-16-2-5(a); subdivision (4) formerly 9-16-4-2; subdivision (5) formerly 9-16-2-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.190.

 

IC 9-14-10-3Personnel system for commission employees

     Sec. 3. The commission board may develop a separate personnel system for employees of the commission who are assigned to be managers and employees of license branches. The system may establish the rights, privileges, powers, and duties of these employees, including a license branch pay scale and benefit package. If the commission board does not develop and adopt a license branch personnel system, those employees are subject to the state personnel system under IC 4-15-2.2, except as provided in IC 9-14.1-2-5(d).

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-4-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.190.

 

IC 9-14-11Chapter 11. Driver Licensing Medical Advisory Board
           9-14-11-1"Board"
           9-14-11-2Establishment of driver licensing medical advisory board
           9-14-11-3Membership
           9-14-11-4Reimbursement; salary per diem
           9-14-11-5Duties of board
           9-14-11-6Request for assistance by commissioner
           9-14-11-7Exemption from civil actions
           9-14-11-8Practice of medicine

 

IC 9-14-11-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "board" refers to the driver licensing medical advisory board established under section 2 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-2Establishment of driver licensing medical advisory board

     Sec. 2. The driver licensing medical advisory board is established.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-3Membership

     Sec. 3. The board consists of five (5) members, of whom:

(1) two (2) members must have unlimited licenses to practice medicine in Indiana, including one (1) neurologist with expertise in epilepsy; and

(2) one (1) member must be licensed as an optometrist.

The board members serve at the pleasure of the commissioner.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-4Reimbursement; salary per diem

     Sec. 4. A board member is entitled to be reimbursed for travel expenses necessarily incurred in the performance of the member's duties and is also entitled to receive a salary per diem as prescribed by the budget agency.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-5Duties of board

     Sec. 5. The board shall provide the commissioner and the office of traffic safety created by IC 9-27-2-2 with assistance in the administration of Indiana driver licensing laws, including:

(1) providing guidance to the commissioner in the area of licensing drivers with health or other problems that may adversely affect a driver's ability to operate a vehicle safely;

(2) recommending factors to be used in determining qualifications and ability for issuance and retention of a driver's license; and

(3) recommending and participating in the review of license suspension, restriction, or revocation appeal procedures, including reasonable investigation into the facts of the matter.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-6Request for assistance by commissioner

     Sec. 6. The commissioner may request assistance from any of the board members at any time.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-7Exemption from civil actions

     Sec. 7. A member of the board is exempt from a civil action arising or thought to arise from an action taken in good faith as a member of the board.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-6.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-11-8Practice of medicine

     Sec. 8. The evaluation of medical reports for the commissioner by a member of the board does not constitute the practice of medicine. This chapter does not authorize a person to engage in the practice of the healing arts or the practice of medicine as defined by law.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-4-7.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.191.

 

IC 9-14-12Chapter 12. Records of the Bureau
           9-14-12-1Records open to public inspection
           9-14-12-2Duties of bureau
           9-14-12-3Driving record
           9-14-12-4Record requests
           9-14-12-5Certified copies
           9-14-12-6Requests by law enforcement and government agencies
           9-14-12-7Fees for certified copies
           9-14-12-8Specific written requests; fee; permissible uses; violation
           9-14-12-9Destruction of disposal of records

 

IC 9-14-12-1Records open to public inspection

     Sec. 1. All records of the bureau, except:

(1) those declared by law to be confidential; or

(2) those containing personal information;

must be open to public inspection during office hours in accordance with IC 5-14.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-1; 9-18-2.5-13.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-2Duties of bureau

     Sec. 2. The bureau shall maintain the following records:

(1) All records related to or concerning certificates of title issued by the bureau under IC 9-17 and IC 9-31, including the following:

(A) An original certificate of title and all assignments and reissues of the certificate of title.

(B) All documents submitted in support of an application for a certificate of title.

(C) Any notations affixed to a certificate of title.

(D) A listing of all reported buyback vehicles in accordance with IC 9-17-3-3.5.

(E) Any inspection that is conducted:

(i) by an employee of the bureau or commission; and

(ii) with respect to a certificate of title issued by the bureau.

(2) All records related to or concerning registrations issued under IC 9-18 (before its expiration), IC 9-18.1, or IC 9-31, including the following:

(A) The distinctive registration number assigned to each vehicle registered under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1 or each watercraft registered under IC 9-31.

(B) All documents submitted in support of applications for registration.

(3) All records related to or concerning credentials issued by the bureau under IC 9-24, including applications and information submitted by applicants.

(4) All driving records maintained by the bureau under section 3 of this chapter.

(5) A record of each individual that acknowledges making an anatomical gift as set forth in IC 9-24-17.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-2; 9-14-3-5(a); subdivision (3) formerly 9-14-2-6; subdivision (4) formerly 9-14-3-7; 9-14-3-8(a); 9-14-3-8(b); 9-24-18-9; subdivision (5) formerly 9-24-17-9.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-3Driving record

     Sec. 3. (a) For each individual licensed by the bureau to operate a motor vehicle, the bureau shall create and maintain a driving record that contains the following:

(1) The individual's convictions for any of the following:

(A) A moving traffic violation.

(B) Operating a vehicle without financial responsibility in violation of IC 9-25.

(2) Any administrative penalty imposed by the bureau.

(3) Any suspensions, revocations, or reinstatements of the individual's driving privileges, license, or permit.

(4) If the driving privileges of the individual have been suspended or revoked by the bureau, an entry in the record stating that a notice of suspension or revocation was mailed to the individual by the bureau and the date of the mailing of the notice.

(5) Any requirement that the individual may operate only a motor vehicle equipped with a certified ignition interlock device.

A driving record may not contain voter registration information.

     (b) For an Indiana resident who does not hold any type of valid driving license, the bureau shall maintain a driving record as provided in IC 9-24-18-9.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-7(a); 9-14-3-7(b); subsection (b) formerly 9-14-3-8.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-4Record requests

     Sec. 4. All requests for records maintained under this chapter must be:

(1) submitted in writing; or

(2) made electronically through the computer gateway administered under IC 4-13.1-2-2(a)(5) by the office of technology;

to the bureau and, unless exempted by law, must be accompanied by the payment of the applicable fee prescribed in section 7 of this chapter.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-5(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-5Certified copies

     Sec. 5. (a) Upon receiving a request that complies with section 4 of this chapter, the bureau shall prepare and deliver a certified copy of any record of the bureau that is not otherwise declared by law to be confidential.

     (b) A certified copy of a record obtained under subsection (a) is admissible in a court proceeding as if the copy were the original. However, a driving record maintained under section 3 of this chapter is not admissible as evidence in any action for damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident.

     (c) An electronic record of the bureau obtained from the bureau that bears an electronic signature is admissible in a court proceeding as if the copy were the original.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-4; subsection (b) formerly 9-14-3-7(d).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-6Requests by law enforcement and government agencies

     Sec. 6. (a) The bureau shall give precedence to requests under this chapter from law enforcement agencies and agencies of government for certified copies of records.

     (b) The bureau may not impose a fee on a law enforcement agency, an agency of government, or an operator (as defined in IC 9-21-3.5-4) for a request made under this chapter.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-2-1(c); subsection (b) formerly 9-29-2-1(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-7Fees for certified copies

     Sec. 7. (a) The fee for a certified copy of a record maintained by the bureau under this chapter is as follows:

(1) For a record that is generated by the bureau's computer systems, including a driving record, four dollars ($4) for each certified copy requested.

(2) For a record that is not generated by the bureau's computer systems, eight dollars ($8) for each certified copy requested.

     (b) A fee imposed under this section:

(1) is instead of the uniform copying fee established under IC 5-14-3-8; and

(2) shall be deposited in the motor vehicle highway account.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-2-1(a); 9-29-2-2(a); 9-29-2-2(b); 9-29-2-2(c); 9-29-2-2(d); 9-29-2-3.5; subsection (b) formerly 9-29-2-2(e).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-8Specific written requests; fee; permissible uses; violation

     Sec. 8. (a) Upon the submission to the bureau of a specific written request for a compilation of specific information requested for the purposes described in subsection (c), the bureau may contract with the requesting person to compile the requested information from the records of the bureau.

     (b) The bureau may charge an amount agreeable to the parties for information compiled under subsection (a).

     (c) A person that makes a request under this section must certify that the information compiled in response to the request will be used for one (1) of the following purposes:

(1) For notifying vehicle owners of vehicle defects and recalls.

(2) For research or statistical reporting purposes. Individual identities will be properly protected in the preparation of the research or reports and not ascertainable from the published reports or research results.

(3) For documenting the sale of motor vehicles in Indiana.

(4) For purposes of the federal Selective Service System.

(5) Solely for law enforcement purposes by police officers.

(6) For locating a parent described in IC 31-25-3-2(c) as provided under IC 31-25-3-2.

     (d) A person that requests information under this section for a purpose not specified in subsection (c) commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-6; subsection (b) formerly 9-29-2-3; subsection (c) formerly 9-14-3-6(c); subsection (d) formerly 9-14-3-6(f).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-12-9Destruction of disposal of records

     Sec. 9. The bureau may destroy or otherwise dispose of any records of the bureau:

(1) in accordance with the bureau's record retention schedule; or

(2) with permission from the Indiana archives and record administration under IC 5-15-5.1-14.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.192.

 

IC 9-14-13Chapter 13. Privacy and Disclosure of Bureau Records
           9-14-13-1Voter registration information
           9-14-13-2Disclosure of certain information
           9-14-13-3Confidential records related to law enforcement
           9-14-13-4Registrants under the International Registration Plan
           9-14-13-5Prohibition against disclosure of personal information
           9-14-13-6Disclosure of certain personal information for federal purposes
           9-14-13-7Disclosure of personal information other than highly restricted personal information for certain purposes
           9-14-13-8Disclosure of highly restricted personal information
           9-14-13-9Conditions for disclosure of personal information
           9-14-13-10Permissible uses of personal information by an authorized recipient
           9-14-13-11Violation

 

IC 9-14-13-1Voter registration information

     Sec. 1. (a) The bureau may not compile information concerning voter registration under this article.

     (b) Voter registration information received or maintained by the bureau is confidential.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-6(d); subsection (b) formerly 9-14-3-5(d); 9-14-3-5(e); 9-14-3-7(d); 9-14-3-8(c); 9-14-3.5-1; 9-16-7-6.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-2Disclosure of certain information

     Sec. 2. (a) The bureau shall not disclose:

(1) the Social Security number;

(2) the federal identification number;

(3) the driver's license number;

(4) the digital image of the driver's license, identification card, or photo exempt identification card applicant;

(5) a reproduction of the signature secured under IC 9-24-9-1, IC 9-24-16-2, or IC 9-24-16.5-2; or

(6) medical or disability information;

of any individual except as provided in subsection (b).

     (b) The bureau may disclose any information listed in subsection (a):

(1) to a law enforcement officer;

(2) to an agent or a designee of the department of state revenue;

(3) for uses permitted under IC 9-14-13-7(1), IC 9-14-13-7(4), IC 9-14-13-7(6), and IC 9-14-13-7(9); or

(4) for voter registration and election purposes required under IC 3-7 or IC 9-24-2.5.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-3Confidential records related to law enforcement

     Sec. 3. (a) If the governor, the superintendent of the state police department, or the highest officer located in Indiana of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Secret Service, or the United States Treasury Department certifies to the bureau that:

(1) an individual named in the certification is an officer or employee of a state, county, or city department or bureau with police power;

(2) the nature of the individual's work or duties is of a secret or confidential nature; and

(3) in the course of the individual's work the individual uses the motor vehicle described in the certification;

the bureau shall regard all of the bureau's records concerning the certificate of title or certificate of registration of the motor vehicle and the driver's license of the individual described in the certification as confidential.

     (b) The bureau may disclose the records described in subsection (a) only upon one (1) of the following:

(1) An order of a court with jurisdiction made in a cause or matter pending before the court.

(2) The written request of the officer, employee, or a successor of the officer or employee making the certification.

(3) A request of the governor.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3-9.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-4Registrants under the International Registration Plan

     Sec. 4. (a) The department of state revenue shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 providing for the release of a list of registrants under the International Registration Plan.

     (b) The list must be limited to the following:

(1) The name of the registrant.

(2) The complete address of the registrant.

(3) The number of Indiana miles, total miles, and number of each type of vehicle registered by the registrant.

     (c) The list described in this section is not confidential.

     (d) Notwithstanding IC 5-14-3-8, the department of state revenue may charge for a list of registrants under this section an amount that is agreeable to the parties.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-14-3-10; subsection (d) formerly 9-14-3-10(d); 9-29-2-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-5Prohibition against disclosure of personal information

     Sec. 5. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter:

(1) an officer or employee of the bureau;

(2) an officer or employee of the bureau of motor vehicles commission; or

(3) a contractor of the bureau or the bureau of motor vehicles commission (or an officer or employee of the contractor);

may not knowingly disclose or otherwise make available personal information, including highly restricted personal information.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-7(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-6Disclosure of certain personal information for federal purposes

     Sec. 6. Personal information related to:

(1) motor vehicle or driver safety and theft;

(2) motor vehicle emissions;

(3) motor vehicle product alterations, recalls, or advisories;

(4) performance monitoring of motor vehicles and dealers by motor vehicle manufacturers; and

(5) the removal of nonowner records from the original owner records of motor vehicle manufacturers;

must be disclosed under this chapter to carry out the purposes of the federal Automobile Information Disclosure Act (15 U.S.C. 1231 et seq.), the Anti-Car Theft Act of 1992 (49 U.S.C. 33101 et seq.), the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq.), and all federal regulations enacted or adopted under those acts.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-8.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-7Disclosure of personal information other than highly restricted personal information for certain purposes

     Sec. 7. The bureau may disclose certain personal information that is not highly restricted personal information if the person requesting the information provides proof of identity and represents that the use of the personal information will be strictly limited to at least one (1) of the following:

(1) For use by a government agency, including a court or law enforcement agency, in carrying out its functions, or a person acting on behalf of a government agency in carrying out its functions.

(2) For use in connection with matters concerning:

(A) motor vehicle or driver safety and theft;

(B) motor vehicle emissions;

(C) motor vehicle product alterations, recalls, or advisories;

(D) performance monitoring of motor vehicles, motor vehicle parts, and dealers;

(E) motor vehicle market research activities, including survey research;

(F) the removal of nonowner records from the original owner records of motor vehicle manufacturers; and

(G) motor fuel theft under IC 24-4.6-5.

(3) For use in the normal course of business by a business or its agents, employees, or contractors, but only:

(A) to verify the accuracy of personal information submitted by an individual to the business or its agents, employees, or contractors; and

(B) if information submitted to a business is not correct or is no longer correct, to obtain the correct information only for purposes of preventing fraud by pursuing legal remedies against, or recovering on a debt or security interest against, the individual.

(4) For use in connection with a civil, a criminal, an administrative, or an arbitration proceeding in a court or government agency or before a self-regulatory body, including the service of process, investigation in anticipation of litigation, and the execution or enforcement of judgments and orders, or under an order of a court.

(5) For use in research activities, and for use in producing statistical reports, as long as the personal information is not published, redisclosed, or used to contact the individuals who are the subject of the personal information.

(6) For use by an insurer, an insurance support organization, or a self-insured entity, or the agents, employees, or contractors of an insurer, an insurance support organization, or a self-insured entity in connection with claims investigation activities, anti-fraud activities, rating, or underwriting.

(7) For use in providing notice to the owners of towed or impounded vehicles.

(8) For use by a licensed private investigative agency or licensed security service for a purpose allowed under this section.

(9) For use by an employer or its agent or insurer to obtain or verify information relating to a holder of a commercial driver's license that is required under the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (49 U.S.C. 31131 et seq.).

(10) For use in connection with the operation of private toll transportation facilities.

(11) For any use in response to requests for individual motor vehicle records when the bureau has obtained the written consent of the person to whom the personal information pertains.

(12) For bulk distribution for surveys, marketing, or solicitations when the bureau has obtained the written consent of the person to whom the personal information pertains.

(13) For use by any person, when the person demonstrates, in a form and manner prescribed by the bureau, that written consent has been obtained from the individual who is the subject of the information.

(14) For any other use specifically authorized by law that is related to the operation of a motor vehicle or public safety.

However, this section does not affect the use of anatomical gift information on a person's driver's license or identification document issued by the bureau, nor does this section affect the administration of anatomical gift initiatives in Indiana.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-10.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-8Disclosure of highly restricted personal information

     Sec. 8. Highly restricted personal information may be disclosed only as follows:

(1) With the express written consent of the person to whom the highly restricted personal information pertains.

(2) In the absence of the express written consent of the person to whom the highly restricted personal information pertains, if the person requesting the information:

(A) provides proof of identity; and

(B) represents that the use of the highly restricted personal information will be strictly limited to at least one (1) of the uses set forth in section 7(1), 7(4), 7(6), and 7(9) of this chapter.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-10.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-9Conditions for disclosure of personal information

     Sec. 9. The bureau may, before disclosing personal information, require the requesting person to satisfy certain conditions for the purpose of ascertaining:

(1) the correct identity of the requesting person;

(2) that the use of the disclosed information will be only as authorized; or

(3) that the consent of the person who is the subject of the information has been obtained.

The conditions may include the making and filing of a written application on a form prescribed by the bureau and containing all information and certification requirements required by the bureau.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-12.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-10Permissible uses of personal information by an authorized recipient

     Sec. 10. (a) An authorized recipient of personal information, except a recipient under section 7(11) or 7(12) of this chapter, may resell or redisclose the information for any use allowed under section 7 of this chapter, except for a use under section 7(11) or 7(12) of this chapter.

     (b) An authorized recipient of a record under section 7(11) of this chapter may resell or redisclose personal information for any purpose.

     (c) An authorized recipient of personal information under IC 9-14-12-8 and section 7(12) of this chapter may resell or redisclose the personal information for use only in accordance with section 7(12) of this chapter.

     (d) Except for a recipient under section 7(11) of this chapter, a recipient who resells or rediscloses personal information is required to maintain and make available for inspection to the bureau, upon request, for at least five (5) years, records concerning:

(1) each person that receives the information; and

(2) the permitted use for which the information was obtained.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-13.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-13-11Violation

     Sec. 11. A person requesting the disclosure of personal information or highly restricted personal information from bureau records who knowingly or intentionally misrepresents the person's identity or makes a false statement to the bureau on an application required to be submitted under this chapter commits a Class C misdemeanor.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-14-3.5-15.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.193.

 

IC 9-14-14Chapter 14. Funds
           9-14-14-1Bureau of motor vehicles commission fund
           9-14-14-2Motor vehicle odometer fund
           9-14-14-3State motor vehicle technology fund
           9-14-14-4State police building account
           9-14-14-5Allocation of money in the highway, road and street fund

 

IC 9-14-14-1Bureau of motor vehicles commission fund

     Sec. 1. (a) The bureau of motor vehicles commission fund is established for the purpose of paying the expenses incurred in administering IC 9-14.1. The commission shall administer the fund.

     (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 funds may be invested.

     (c) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.

     (d) There is annually appropriated to the commission the money in the fund for its use in carrying out the purposes of IC 9-14.1, subject to the approval of the budget agency.

     (e) The fund consists of the following:

(1) Money deposited in or distributed to the fund under this title.

(2) Money deposited in the fund under IC 9-29-14-5 (before its repeal).

(3) Money received from any other source, including appropriations.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-29-14-1; subsection (b) formerly 9-29-14-2; subsection (c) formerly 9-29-14-3; subsection (d) formerly 9-29-14-4; subsection (e) formerly 9-29-14-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.194.

 

IC 9-14-14-2Motor vehicle odometer fund

     Sec. 2. (a) The motor vehicle odometer fund is established. The fund consists of the following:

(1) Amounts deposited in the fund under this title.

(2) Money deposited in the fund under IC 9-29-1-5 (before its repeal).

(3) Money deposited in the fund from any other source.

     (b) All money in the motor vehicle odometer fund shall be allocated each July as follows:

(1) Forty percent (40%) is to be deposited in the motor vehicle highway account (IC 8-14-1).

(2) Thirty percent (30%) is to be appropriated to the bureau for use in enforcing odometer laws.

(3) Twenty percent (20%) is to be appropriated to the state police for use in enforcing odometer laws.

(4) Ten percent (10%) is to be appropriated to the attorney general for use in enforcing odometer laws.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-1-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.194.

 

IC 9-14-14-3State motor vehicle technology fund

     Sec. 3. (a) The state motor vehicle technology fund is established for the purpose of paying for new technology as it becomes available to carry out the functions of the bureau. The bureau shall administer the fund. This fund is in addition to normal budgetary appropriations.

     (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 funds may be invested.

     (c) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.

     (d) There is annually appropriated to the bureau the money in the fund to procure as the need arises:

(1) computer equipment and software;

(2) telephone equipment and software;

(3) electronic queue systems;

(4) other related devices; or

(5) technology services;

subject to the approval of the budget agency.

     (e) The fund consists of the following:

(1) Money deposited in or distributed to the fund under this title.

(2) Money deposited in the fund under IC 9-29-16-5 (before its repeal).

(3) Money received from any other source, including appropriations.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-29-16-1; subsection (b) formerly 9-29-16-2; subsection (c) formerly 9-29-16-3; subsection (d) formerly 9-29-16-4; subsection (e) formerly 9-29-16-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.194.

 

IC 9-14-14-4State police building account

     Sec. 4. (a) The state police building account is established. The account consists of amounts deposited in the account under this title, including amounts deposited under IC 9-29-14 (before its repeal). The state police department shall administer the account.

     (b) Money in the account:

(1) does not revert to the state general fund or the motor vehicle highway account under IC 8-14-1, except as provided under subsection (c); and

(2) shall be expended for the following:

(A) The construction, maintenance, leasing, and equipping of state police facilities.

(B) Other projects provided for by law.

     (c) At the end of each state fiscal year, the auditor of state shall transfer to the state general fund the balance in the state police building account that is in excess of appropriations made for the construction, maintenance, leasing, or equipping of state police facilities and other projects provided for by law.

     (d) Transfers under subsection (c) shall be made until one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) has been transferred to the state general fund.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-1-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.194.

 

IC 9-14-14-5Allocation of money in the highway, road and street fund

     Sec. 5. Money distributed to or deposited in the highway, road and street fund under this title shall be allocated as follows:

(1) Fifty-five percent (55%) to the state highway fund as provided in IC 8-14-2-3.

(2) Forty-five percent (45%) to the local road and street account as provided in IC 8-14-2-4.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-1-11.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.194.

 

IC 9-14.1ARTICLE 14.1. LICENSE BRANCHES
           Ch. 1.Definitions
           Ch. 2.Powers and Duties
           Ch. 3.Services Provided by Qualified Persons
           Ch. 4.Voter Registration and Election Day Services
           Ch. 5.Audits, Budgets, and Procurement
           Ch. 6.Political Activities and Contributions

 

IC 9-14.1-1Chapter 1. Definitions
           9-14.1-1-1Applicability of chapter
           9-14.1-1-2"Full service provider"
           9-14.1-1-3"Partial services provider"
           9-14.1-1-4"Procurement"
           9-14.1-1-5"Qualified person"

 

IC 9-14.1-1-1Applicability of chapter

     Sec. 1. The definitions in this chapter apply throughout this article.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-1-2"Full service provider"

     Sec. 2. "Full service provider" refers to a qualified person with whom the commission enters into a contract under IC 9-14.1-3-1.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-1-3"Partial services provider"

     Sec. 3. "Partial services provider" refers to a qualified person with whom the commission enters into a contract under IC 9-14.1-3-2.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-1-4"Procurement"

     Sec. 4. (a) "Procurement" includes buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise acquiring.

     (b) The term includes the following activities:

(1) Description of requirements.

(2) Solicitation or selection of sources.

(3) Preparation and award of contract.

(4) All phases of contract administration.

(5) All functions that pertain to purchasing or procuring.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-2-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-1-5"Qualified person"

     Sec. 5. "Qualified person" means any of the following:

(1) A motor club that is any of the following:

(A) A domestic corporation.

(B) A foreign corporation qualified to transact business in Indiana under IC 23-1 or IC 23-17.

(2) A financial institution (as defined in IC 28-1-1-3).

(3) A new motor vehicle dealer licensed under IC 9-32-11.

(4) Other persons, including persons licensed under IC 9-32-11 that are not covered by subdivision (3), that the commission determines can meet the requirements for contractors under IC 9-14.1-3-2.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-2Chapter 2. Powers and Duties
           9-14.1-2-1Number of license branches
           9-14.1-2-2Powers and duties of license branches
           9-14.1-2-3Collection and remittance of service charges, fees, and excise taxes
           9-14.1-2-4Performance of transactions
           9-14.1-2-5Election day services

 

IC 9-14.1-2-1Number of license branches

     Sec. 1. (a) There must be at least one (1) license branch in each county.

     (b) The number of license branches may not be reduced in a county below the number in existence on January 1, 2001, unless the commission:

(1) holds a public hearing in the county; and

(2) receives unlimited public testimony before the commissioner on the merits of closing the branch that the commission proposes to close in the county.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-15-2-1(4); subsection (b) formerly 9-16-1-2.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-2-2Powers and duties of license branches

     Sec. 2. License branches have all the powers and duties assigned to license branches by statute and by the commissioner.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-3(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-2-3Collection and remittance of service charges, fees, and excise taxes

     Sec. 3. Each license branch shall:

(1) collect:

(A) the service charges and fees as set forth in this title and in policies and other documents of the bureau; and

(B) applicable excise taxes under IC 6-6; and

(2) remit the amounts collected to the bureau for deposit as set forth in this title and IC 6-6.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-5(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-2-4Performance of transactions

     Sec. 4. A transaction under this title that may be performed in a license branch may be performed in any license branch in any county.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-13; 9-18-2-15.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-2-5Election day services

     Sec. 5. (a) This section does not apply to a license branch in a county if there are no precincts in the county in which an election is held on election day.

     (b) On each general, municipal, primary, and special election day (as defined in IC 3-5-2-18), all license branches that provide state identification cards must remain open from 6:00 a.m., local time, to 6:00 p.m., local time, solely for the purpose of issuing driver's licenses and state identification cards under IC 9-24.

     (c) On the day before each general, municipal, primary, and special election day (as defined in IC 3-5-2-18), all license branches that provide state identification cards must remain open from 8:30 a.m., local time, to 8:00 p.m., local time, solely for the purpose of issuing driver's licenses and state identification cards under IC 9-24.

     (d) The commission shall:

(1) designate another day as time off; or

(2) authorize overtime pay;

for license branch personnel required to work on an election day.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-7.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-3Chapter 3. Services Provided by Qualified Persons
           9-14.1-3-1Contracts with qualified persons for full services
           9-14.1-3-2Contracts with qualified persons for partial services
           9-14.1-3-3Convenience fees
           9-14.1-3-4Violation

 

IC 9-14.1-3-1Contracts with qualified persons for full services

     Sec. 1. The commission board may enter into a contract with a qualified person to provide full services at the qualified person's location, including a location within a facility used for other purposes. The contract must include the following provisions:

(1) The qualified person shall provide the following services:

(A) Vehicle title services.

(B) Vehicle registration and renewal services.

(C) Driver's licenses and related services.

(D) Voter registration services as imposed on the commission under IC 3-7.

(2) The qualified person shall provide personnel trained to properly process branch transactions.

(3) The qualified person shall do the following:

(A) With respect to transactions processed at the qualified person's location, impose and collect all fees and taxes applicable to the transaction.

(B) Deposit the fees and taxes with the bureau for deposit in the appropriate fund or account.

(4) The qualified person shall generate a transaction volume sufficient to justify the installation of bureau support systems.

(5) The qualified person shall provide fidelity bond coverage in an amount prescribed by the commission.

(6) The qualified person may provide full services within a facility used for other purposes.

(7) The qualified person shall pay the cost of any post audits conducted by the commission or the state board of accounts on an actual cost basis.

(8) The commission shall provide support systems to the qualified person on the same basis as to license branches.

(9) The commission must approve each location and physical facility based upon criteria developed by the commission board.

(10) The term of the contract must be for a fixed period.

(11) The qualified person shall agree to provide voter registration services and to perform the same duties imposed on the commission under IC 3-7.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-4(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-3-2Contracts with qualified persons for partial services

     Sec. 2. The commission may enter into a contract with a qualified person to provide partial services at the qualified person's location, including a location within a facility used for other purposes. The contract must include the following provisions:

(1) The qualified person must provide one (1) or more of the following services:

(A) Vehicle title services.

(B) Vehicle registration and renewal services.

(2) The qualified person must provide trained personnel to properly process branch transactions.

(3) The qualified person shall do the following:

(A) With respect to each transaction processed at the qualified person's location, impose and collect all fees and taxes applicable to the transaction.

(B) Deposit the fees and taxes with the bureau for deposit in the appropriate fund or account.

(4) The qualified person shall provide fidelity bond coverage in an amount prescribed by the commission.

(5) The qualified person shall provide:

(A) liability insurance coverage in an amount not to exceed two million dollars ($2,000,000) per occurrence, as prescribed by the commission; and

(B) indemnification of the commission for any liability in excess of the amount of coverage provided under clause (A), not to exceed five million dollars ($5,000,000) per occurrence.

(6) The qualified person shall pay the cost of any post audits conducted by the commission or the state board of accounts on an actual cost basis.

(7) The commission must approve each location and physical facility used by a qualified person.

(8) The term of the contract must be for a fixed period.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-4.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-3-3Convenience fees

     Sec. 3. (a) A transaction processed by a full service provider or partial services provider is subject to the same fees and taxes as if the transaction were processed at a license branch.

     (b) In addition to a fee or tax described in subsection (a), a full service provider or partial services provider may impose, collect, and retain a convenience fee for each transaction that is:

(1) related to:

(A) a title issued under IC 9-17; or

(B) a registration issued under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1; and

(2) processed by the provider.

     (c) The amount of a convenience fee described in subsection (b):

(1) is subject to the written approval of the commission; and

(2) may not exceed the following:

(A) For a transaction described in subsection (b)(1)(A), one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the fee imposed on the same transaction processed at a license branch.

(B) For a transaction described in subsection (b)(1)(B), one hundred fifty percent (150%) of the fee imposed under IC 9-29-5-1 (before its repeal) or IC 9-18.1-5-2 for a transaction processed at a license branch.

     (d) This subsection applies if a full service provider or partial services provider imposes a convenience fee under subsection (b). Before the full service provider or partial services provider may impose and collect the convenience fee, all of the following conditions must occur:

(1) Notice of the convenience fee must be provided, in writing or by electronic means, to the customer by:

(A) the full service provider;

(B) the partial services provider; or

(C) a dealer that interacts directly with the customer at the initial transaction level.

(2) The notice must disclose only the following:

(A) The amount of the convenience fee.

(B) That the convenience fee is not imposed on a transaction processed at a license branch.

(C) The address and hours of operation of the license branch located nearest to the full service location or partial services location.

(D) The distance between the license branch described in clause (C) and the full service location or partial services location.

(3) The customer must agree, in writing or by electronic means, to pay the convenience fee.

     (e) A notice provided under subsection (d)(1) must be provided:

(1) in a single, discrete document or publication that contains no additional terms or conditions; or

(2) in combination only with an agreement described in subsection (d)(3).

     (f) With respect to each transaction processed by a full service provider or partial services provider, the full service provider or partial services provider shall:

(1) collect all fees and taxes related to the transaction; and

(2) remit the amounts collected to the bureau for deposit as set forth in this title.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-3-4Violation

     Sec. 4. A person that violates section 3 of this chapter commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-1-6.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-4Chapter 4. Voter Registration and Election Day Services
           9-14.1-4-1Applicability of chapter
           9-14.1-4-2Voter registration services at license branches
           9-14.1-4-2Voter registration services at license branches
           9-14.1-4-3Availability of voter registration forms
           9-14.1-4-4Notice to public
           9-14.1-4-5Confidentiality of voter registration information

 

IC 9-14.1-4-1Applicability of chapter

     Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a license branch.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-7-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-4-2Voter registration services at license branches

     Note: This version of section effective until 1-1-2018. See also following version of this section, effective 1-1-2018.

     Sec. 2. License branches shall offer voter registration services under this chapter, in addition to providing a voter registration application as a part of an application for a motor vehicle driver's license, permit, or identification card under IC 9-24-2.5 and 52 U.S.C. 20504.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-7-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-4-2Voter registration services at license branches

     Note: This version of section effective 1-1-2018. See also preceding version of this section, effective until 1-1-2018.

     Sec. 2. (a) License branches shall offer voter registration services under this chapter, in addition to providing a voter registration application as a part of an application for a motor vehicle driver's license, permit, or identification card under IC 9-24-2.5 and 52 U.S.C. 20504.

     (b) Whenever an individual transacts any business with the bureau of motor vehicles in person other than a transaction described in subsection (a), the license branch employee assisting the individual with the transaction shall ask the individual whether the individual wants to register to vote or change the individual's voter registration record by submitting a paper voter registration application.

     (c) If an individual described in subsection (b) wants to register to vote or change the individual's voter registration record, the license branch employee shall provide the individual with the appropriate form to register to vote or to change the individual's voter registration record.

     (d) If an individual accepts a form under subsection (c), the individual must mail or deliver the form to the appropriate county voter registration office in order to apply to register to vote or change the individual's voter registration record.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-7-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195. Amended by P.L.84-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-14.1-4-3Availability of voter registration forms

     Sec. 3. Each license branch shall provide copies of voter registration forms. The registration forms must be:

(1) prescribed by the Indiana election commission to permit the NVRA official to fulfill the NVRA official's reporting duties under 52 U.S.C. 20508(a)(3) and IC 3-7-11-2; and

(2) placed in an easily accessible location within the branch, so that members of the public may obtain the forms without further assistance from the commission.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-16-7-3; 9-16-7-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-4-4Notice to public

     Sec. 4. Each license branch shall post a notice in a prominent location easily visible to members of the public. The notice must state substantially the following:

"VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS

AVAILABLE HERE

     This office has forms that you can fill out so that you can register to vote in Indiana.

     If you live in Indiana and are not registered to vote where you live now, and you want to register (or change your registration record), please take one of the forms.

     If you cannot find a blank voter registration form in this office, ask us to give you a form.

     You must take the form with you and mail or deliver the form to the voter registration office.

     Applying to register or declining to register to vote will not affect the assistance or service that you will be provided by this office.".

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-7-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-4-5Confidentiality of voter registration information

     Sec. 5. Voter registration information received or maintained under this chapter is confidential.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-7-6.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-5Chapter 5. Audits, Budgets, and Procurement
           9-14.1-5-1Audit of license branch accounts by state board of accounts; public record
           9-14.1-5-2Procurement system
           9-14.1-5-3Appraisals
           9-14.1-5-4Statewide license branch budget
           9-14.1-5-5Submission of statewide license branch budget to budget agency

 

IC 9-14.1-5-1Audit of license branch accounts by state board of accounts; public record

     Sec. 1. (a) The state board of accounts shall audit each account of each license branch operated under this article.

     (b) Each audit must be:

(1) completed not more than ninety (90) days after commencement of the audit; and

(2) filed with the legislative services agency in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 not more than thirty (30) days after completion of the audit.

     (c) An audit prepared under this section is a public record.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-16-5-1; subsection (b) formerly 9-16-5-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-5-2Procurement system

     Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding IC 5-16, IC 5-17-1, and IC 5-22, the commission may develop a system of procurement that applies only to procurement of equipment, materials, services, and goods required for the operation of license branches.

     (b) A system of procurement adopted under this section must provide that whenever:

(1) a contract is awarded by acceptance of bids, proposals, or quotations; and

(2) a trust (as defined in IC 30-4-1-1(a)) submits a bid, proposal, or quotation;

the bid, proposal, or quotation must identify each beneficiary of the trust and each settlor empowered to revoke or modify the trust.

     (c) This section does not apply to the purchasing, leasing, or disposal of real property.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-2-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-5-3Appraisals

     Sec. 3. The value of all:

(1) purchases of supplies, fixtures, and equipment;

(2) purchases of real property; and

(3) lease agreements and contracts;

shall be appraised by the Indiana department of administration or by an independent appraiser, at the discretion of the Indiana department of administration. The cost of a purchase, lease agreement, or contract may not exceed the appraised value.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-2-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-5-4Statewide license branch budget

     Sec. 4. The commission shall develop a statewide license branch budget. If the commission board determines that the total of:

(1) revenues from license branch operations; and

(2) appropriations received by the commission;

are insufficient to support license branch operations, the commission may increase fees by rule under IC 9-14-8-3(4).

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-3-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-5-5Submission of statewide license branch budget to budget agency

     Sec. 5. (a) On a date specified by the budget agency of each even-numbered year, the commission shall submit to the budget agency a proposed statewide license branch budget. The commission shall include, at a minimum, the following information on a county by county basis:

(1) Total estimated revenue.

(2) Total estimated expenditures for salaries and fringe benefits.

(3) Total estimated expenditures for other personal services.

(4) Total estimated expenditures for nonpersonal services.

(5) Total estimated expenditures for contractual services.

(6) Total estimated expenditures for supplies and materials.

(7) All other estimated expenditures.

(8) The number of full-time and part-time employees.

(9) Other information the budget agency requires.

     (b) The budget agency shall provide the information received under subsection (a) to the budget committee for the committee's review.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-16-3-3; subsection (b) formerly 9-16-3-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-6Chapter 6. Political Activities and Contributions
           9-14.1-6-1Prohibition against mandatory political activity or contributions by license branch employees
           9-14.1-6-2Voluntary political activity or contributions by license branch employees
           9-14.1-6-3Use of license branch equipment or facilities for political purposes; violation
           9-14.1-6-4Political displays in license branches; violation
           9-14.1-6-5Permissible uses of license branch equipment and facilities

 

IC 9-14.1-6-1Prohibition against mandatory political activity or contributions by license branch employees

     Sec. 1. An employee who is employed under this article may not be forced to contribute to a political party or participate in a political activity.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-6-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-6-2Voluntary political activity or contributions by license branch employees

     Sec. 2. Section 1 of this chapter may not be interpreted to prohibit the following:

(1) The voluntary contribution of an employee to a political party.

(2) The voluntary participation of an employee in a political activity, unless the participation interferes with the employee's performance or responsibility of the employee's job.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-6-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-6-3Use of license branch equipment or facilities for political purposes; violation

     Sec. 3. (a) Equipment or facilities of a license branch operated under this article may not be used for political purposes.

     (b) A person who violates this section commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-6-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-6-4Political displays in license branches; violation

     Sec. 4. A person that:

(1) collects;

(2) displays;

(3) distributes; or

(4) stores;

paraphernalia, brochures, or displays for a political party or organization in a license branch commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-6-4.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-14.1-6-5Permissible uses of license branch equipment and facilities

     Sec. 5. This chapter does not prohibit an employee from using the equipment or facilities of a license branch or full service location operated under this article or engaging in activity permitted or required under:

(1) IC 3-7;

(2) IC 9-14.1-4;

(3) IC 9-24-2.5; or

(4) the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (52 U.S.C. 20501).

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-16-6-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.195.

 

IC 9-15ARTICLE 15. REPEALED

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-15-1-1                formerly 9-1-1.1-1

9-15-1-2                formerly 9-1-1.1-2

9-15-1-3                formerly 9-1-1.1-3

9-15-1-4                formerly 9-1-1.1-6

9-15-2-1                formerly 9-1-1.1-4; 9-1.5-2-5; 9-1.5-5-1(a) part

9-15-2-2                formerly 9-1-1.1-5

9-15-3-1                formerly 9-1-1.1-7

9-15-4-1                formerly 9-1-1.1-8.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.196.

 

IC 9-16ARTICLE 16. REPEALED

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-16-1-1                formerly 9-1.5-2-6 part

9-16-1-2                formerly 9-1.5-2-3

9-16-1-3                formerly 9-1.5-2-4

9-16-1-4                formerly 9-1.5-2-6 part; 9-1.5-2-6(c)

9-16-1-5                formerly 9-1-4-2(c) part; 9-1-4-42 part

9-16-1-6                formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-16-2-1                formerly 9-1.5-3-5 part

9-16-2-2                formerly 9-1.5-3-2

9-16-2-3                formerly 9-1.5-3-3

9-16-2-4                formerly 9-1.5-3-4

9-16-2-5                formerly 9-1.5-3-5(b); (c); (d)

9-16-3-1                formerly 9-1.5-4-6

9-16-3-2                formerly 9-1.5-4-7

9-16-3-3                formerly 9-1.5-4-8 part

9-16-3-4                formerly 9-1.5-4-8 part

9-16-4-1                formerly 9-1.5-6-2

9-16-4-2                formerly 9-1.5-6-3

9-16-5-1                formerly 9-1.5-7-1(b)

9-16-5-2                formerly 9-1.5-7-1(c)

9-16-6-1                formerly 9-1.5-7-3 part

9-16-6-2                formerly 9-1.5-7-3 part

9-16-6-3                formerly 9-1.5-7-4

9-16-6-4                formerly 9-1.5-7-2.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.197.

 

IC 9-17ARTICLE 17. CERTIFICATES OF TITLE
           Ch. 1.Application
           Ch. 2.General Procedures for Obtaining Certificates of Title
           Ch. 3.Expiration, Replacement, and Transfer of Certificates of Title
           Ch. 4.Private Assembly of Vehicles; Engine Identification Numbers
           Ch. 5.Liens
           Ch. 6.Manufactured Homes
           Ch. 7.Repealed
           Ch. 8.Repealed

 

IC 9-17-1Chapter 1. Application
           9-17-1-0.5Applicability of article
           9-17-1-1Applicability
           9-17-1-2Repealed

 

IC 9-17-1-0.5Applicability of article

     Sec. 0.5. The following are required to be titled under this article:

(1) Off-road vehicles.

(2) Watercraft.

(3) Manufactured or mobile homes that are:

(A) personal property not held for resale; or

(B) not attached to real estate by a permanent foundation.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.198.

 

IC 9-17-1-1Applicability

     Sec. 1. (a) This article does not apply to the following:

(1) A vehicle that is not required to be registered under IC 9-18-2 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1.

(2) Special machinery.

(3) A motor vehicle that was designed to have a maximum design speed of not more than twenty-five (25) miles per hour and that was built, constructed, modified, or assembled by a person other than the manufacturer.

(4) Motor driven cycles.

(5) An off-road vehicle that was purchased or otherwise acquired before January 1, 2010.

(6) Snowmobiles.

(7) A watercraft that is not required to be registered under IC 9-31-3.

     (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a person may apply for:

(1) a certificate of title under IC 9-17-2-2; or

(2) a special identification number under IC 9-17-4;

for a vehicle listed in subsection (a).

     (c) If the bureau issues a certificate of title under subsection (b)(1), the vehicle remains subject to this article until the titleholder surrenders the title to the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-8-12-2 part; Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-17-2-1.5; 9-31-2-2(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.21-2003, SEC.4; P.L.150-2009, SEC.5; P.L.182-2009(ss), SEC.284; P.L.125-2012, SEC.70; P.L.259-2013, SEC.10; P.L.262-2013, SEC.19; P.L.221-2014, SEC.17; P.L.149-2015, SEC.31; P.L.180-2015, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.199.

 

IC 9-17-1-2Repealed

As added by P.L.180-2015, SEC.7. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.200.

 

IC 9-17-2Chapter 2. General Procedures for Obtaining Certificates of Title
           9-17-2-0.5"Registered importer"
           9-17-2-1Vehicles requiring certificates of title; proof of residency; violation
           9-17-2-1.5Repealed
           9-17-2-2Application; contents
           9-17-2-3Oath and affirmation; signature; transfer statement
           9-17-2-4Information accompanying application for certificate of title
           9-17-2-5Repealed
           9-17-2-6Odometer reading; false information; bureau immunity; violation
           9-17-2-7Evidence of title; retention by bureau
           9-17-2-8Repealed
           9-17-2-9Repealed
           9-17-2-10Repealed
           9-17-2-11Repealed
           9-17-2-12Inspection of vehicle; fee charged by inspecting police officer
           9-17-2-12.5Repealed
           9-17-2-13Repealed
           9-17-2-13.5Speed title fee
           9-17-2-14Repealed
           9-17-2-14.5Determination of genuineness, regularity, or legality of application; fee; delivery of certificate of title
           9-17-2-14.7Delinquent titles; administrative penalty
           9-17-2-15Sale, purchase, or possession of certificate not issued by bureau; Class C misdemeanor
           9-17-2-16Repealed
           9-17-2-17Repealed
           9-17-2-18Watercraft certificate of title; failure to surrender; violation
           9-17-2-19Validity of certificate of title issued for manufactured or mobile home

 

IC 9-17-2-0.5"Registered importer"

     Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "registered importer" means a person that is:

(1) registered as an importer with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;

(2) a licensed dealer currently in good standing with the state; and

(3) a validated member of the United States Department of Homeland Security's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) administered by the United States Customs and Border Protection.

As added by P.L.107-2008, SEC.9; P.L.131-2008, SEC.37.

 

IC 9-17-2-1Vehicles requiring certificates of title; proof of residency; violation

     Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in IC 9-17-1-1 and subsection (b), a person must obtain a certificate of title under this article for all vehicles that are:

(1) owned by the person; and

(2) either:

(A) titled under this article by application of IC 9-17-1-0.5 or IC 9-17-1-1(c); or

(B) registered under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1.

     (b) A nonresident that owns a vehicle may declare Indiana as the nonresident's base without obtaining a certificate of title for the vehicle if:

(1) the nonresident's state of residence is not a member of the International Registration Plan; and

(2) the nonresident presents to the bureau satisfactory proof of ownership of the vehicle from the originating state.

     (c) A person that obtains a certificate of title for a type of vehicle that must be registered under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1 shall register the vehicle in Indiana under IC 9-18 (before its expiration) or IC 9-18.1.

     (d) A person must obtain a certificate of title for all vehicles owned by the person not later than sixty (60) days after becoming an Indiana resident. Upon request by the bureau, a person must produce evidence concerning the date on which the person became an Indiana resident.

     (e) Except as provided in subsection (b), an individual who operates a vehicle without a certificate of title commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-21.2(b) part; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (c) formerly 9-17-2-17.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.181-1999, SEC.10; P.L.219-2005, SEC.4; P.L.131-2008, SEC.38; P.L.125-2012, SEC.71; P.L.262-2013, SEC.20; P.L.188-2015, SEC.4; P.L.198-2016, SEC.201.

 

IC 9-17-2-1.5Repealed

As added by P.L.219-2005, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.188-2015, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.202.

 

IC 9-17-2-2Application; contents

     Sec. 2. (a) A person applying for a certificate of title for a vehicle must submit an application in the form and manner prescribed by the bureau and provide the following information:

(1) A full description of the vehicle, including the make, model, and year of manufacture of the vehicle.

(2) A statement of any liens, mortgages, or other encumbrances on the vehicle.

(3) The vehicle identification number or special identification number of the vehicle.

(4) The former title number, if applicable.

(5) The purchase or acquisition date.

(6) The name and Social Security number or federal identification number of the person.

(7) Any other information that the bureau requires, including a valid permit to transfer title issued under IC 6-1.1-7-10, if applicable.

     (b) This subsection applies only to a person that receives an interest in a vehicle under IC 9-17-3-9. To obtain a certificate of title for the vehicle, the person must do the following:

(1) Surrender the certificate of title designating the person as a transfer on death beneficiary.

(2) Submit proof of the transferor's death.

(3) Submit an application for a certificate of title in the form and manner prescribed by the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.83-2008, SEC.3; P.L.125-2012, SEC.72; P.L.81-2015, SEC.1; P.L.198-2016, SEC.203.

 

IC 9-17-2-3Oath and affirmation; signature; transfer statement

     Sec. 3. (a) The application described under section 2 of this chapter must include the following printed statement:

"I swear or affirm that the information I have entered on this form is correct. I understand that making a false statement on this form may constitute the crime of perjury.".

     (b) The person applying for the certificate of title must sign the form directly below the printed statement.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.131-2008, SEC.39; P.L.125-2012, SEC.73.

 

IC 9-17-2-4Information accompanying application for certificate of title

     Sec. 4. (a) An application for a certificate of title for a vehicle for which a certificate of title has been issued previously must be accompanied by the previously issued certificate of title.

     (b) An application for a certificate of title for a vehicle for which a certificate of title has not been issued previously must be accompanied by the following:

(1) If the vehicle is in Indiana, a manufacturer's certificate of origin as provided in IC 9-32-5-3.

(2) If the vehicle is brought into Indiana from another state, the following:

(A) A sworn bill of sale or dealer's invoice fully describing the vehicle.

(B) The most recent registration receipt issued for the vehicle.

(C) Any other information that the bureau requires to establish ownership.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (b) formerly 9-17-2-5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.74; P.L.92-2013, SEC.39; P.L.198-2016, SEC.204.

 

IC 9-17-2-5Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.219-2005, SEC.6. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.205.

 

IC 9-17-2-6Odometer reading; false information; bureau immunity; violation

     Sec. 6. (a) An application for a certificate of title for a vehicle must contain the odometer reading of the vehicle in miles or kilometers as of the date of sale or transfer of the vehicle to the applicant.

     (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to the following:

(1) A vehicle described in IC 9-17-1-1(b)(1).

(2) A vehicle described in IC 9-17-1-1(c).

(3) A manufactured or mobile home.

(4) An off-road vehicle.

(5) A watercraft.

(6) A vehicle that is required to be registered under this title at a declared gross weight of more than sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds.

     (c) A person shall not knowingly furnish to the bureau odometer information that does not accurately indicate the total recorded miles or kilometers on the vehicle.

     (d) The bureau and its license branches are not subject to a criminal or civil action by a person for an invalid odometer reading on a certificate of title.

     (e) A person that:

(1) fails to provide an odometer reading as required under subsection (a); or

(2) knowingly provides an erroneous odometer reading for purposes of subsection (c);

commits a Class B infraction.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(c) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.95-1997, SEC.1; P.L.219-2005, SEC.7; P.L.188-2015, SEC.6; P.L.198-2016, SEC.206.

 

IC 9-17-2-7Evidence of title; retention by bureau

     Sec. 7. The bureau shall retain the evidence of title presented by a person upon which the Indiana certificate of title is issued in accordance with applicable document and record retention requirements.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.75.

 

IC 9-17-2-8Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.207.

 

IC 9-17-2-9Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(g) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.219-2005, SEC.8; P.L.1-2007, SEC.82; P.L.125-2012, SEC.76; P.L.262-2013, SEC.21; P.L.188-2015, SEC.7. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.208.

 

IC 9-17-2-10Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.77; P.L.149-2015, SEC.32. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.209.

 

IC 9-17-2-11Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(d).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.78. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.210.

 

IC 9-17-2-12Inspection of vehicle; fee charged by inspecting police officer

     Sec. 12. (a) This section does not apply to the following:

(1) A trailer or semitrailer.

(2) A new motor vehicle or recreational vehicle sold by a dealer licensed under IC 9-32.

(3) A vehicle transferred or assigned on a certificate of title issued by the bureau.

(4) A vehicle that is registered under the International Registration Plan.

(5) A vehicle that is titled in the name of a financial institution, lending institution, or insurance company in Canada and imported by a registered importer, if the registered importer provides:

(A) a copy of the registered importer's validation agreement issued by the United States customs and border protection;

(B) a copy of the entry summary issued by the United States customs and border protection (CBP form 7501); and

(C) a vehicle history report issued by an independent provider of vehicle history information that includes the vehicle's title information, odometer readings, and number of owners.

(6) A vehicle that is titled in another state and is in the lawful possession of a financial institution, a lending institution, an insurance company, a vehicle rental company, a vehicle leasing company, or a lessee of a vehicle leasing company if the financial institution, lending institution, insurance company, vehicle rental company, vehicle leasing company, or lessee of a vehicle leasing company:

(A) provides a vehicle history report issued by an independent provider of vehicle history information that includes the vehicle's:

(i) title information;

(ii) odometer readings; and

(iii) number of owners; and

(B) maintains a copy of all documentation required under this subsection for at least ten (10) years.

(7) A vehicle that is purchased in another state and titled in Indiana by a vehicle rental company or a vehicle leasing company if the vehicle rental company or vehicle leasing company:

(A) provides a vehicle history report issued by an independent provider of vehicle history information that includes the vehicle's:

(i) title information;

(ii) odometer readings; and

(iii) number of owners; and

(B) maintains a copy of all documentation required under this subsection for at least ten (10) years.

     (b) Subject to subsection (d), an application for a certificate of title for a vehicle may not be accepted by the bureau unless the vehicle has been inspected by one (1) of the following:

(1) An employee of a dealer licensed under IC 9-32.

(2) A military police officer assigned to a military post in Indiana.

(3) A police officer.

(4) A designated employee of the bureau.

(5) An employee of a qualified person operating under a contract with the commission.

     (c) A person described in subsection (b) inspecting a vehicle shall do the following:

(1) Make a record of inspection upon the application form prepared by the bureau.

(2) Verify the facts set out in the application.

     (d) The bureau may accept an inspection performed by a police officer from a jurisdiction outside Indiana if the bureau determines that an inspection performed by an individual described in subsection (b) is unavailable or otherwise insufficient to complete an application for a certificate of title.

     (e) A police officer who makes an inspection under this section may charge a fee, subject to the following:

(1) The fee must be established by ordinance adopted by the unit (as defined in IC 36-1-2-23) that employs the police officer.

(2) The fee may not exceed five dollars ($5).

(3) The revenue from the fee shall be deposited in the following manner:

(A) A special vehicle inspection fund if the police officer making the inspection is a member of the county sheriff's department. The fiscal body of the unit must appropriate the money from the inspection fund only for law enforcement purposes.

(B) A local law enforcement continuing education fund established by IC 5-2-8-2 if the police officer making the inspection is a member of a city or town police department, a town marshal, or a town marshal deputy.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(h) part; (i) part; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (e) formerly 9-29-4-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.81-1991, SEC.4; P.L.117-1993, SEC.1; P.L.113-1995, SEC.1; P.L.2-1996, SEC.222; P.L.106-2008, SEC.3; P.L.107-2008, SEC.10; P.L.131-2008, SEC.40; P.L.1-2009, SEC.78; P.L.109-2011, SEC.2; P.L.262-2013, SEC.22; P.L.198-2016, SEC.211.

 

IC 9-17-2-12.5Repealed

As added by P.L.107-2008, SEC.11; P.L.131-2008, SEC.41. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.212.

 

IC 9-17-2-13Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-2-1(j); 9-1-2-1.1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.188-2015, SEC.8. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.213.

 

IC 9-17-2-13.5Speed title fee

     Sec. 13.5. (a) The bureau may impose an additional fee of twenty-five dollars ($25) if the bureau processes a vehicle title in a period of time that is substantially shorter than the normal processing period. The bureau shall deposit the fee in the commission fund.

     (b) A fee imposed under this section is in addition to any other fee imposed under this article.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-4-8.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.214.

 

IC 9-17-2-14Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-2-1(c) part; 9-1-2-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.217-2014, SEC.12. Repealed by P.L.188-2015, SEC.9.

 

IC 9-17-2-14.5Determination of genuineness, regularity, or legality of application; fee; delivery of certificate of title

     Sec. 14.5. (a) The bureau may:

(1) make investigations or require additional information; and

(2) reject an application or request;

if the bureau is not satisfied of the genuineness, regularity, or legality of an application or the truth of a statement in an application, or for any other reason.

     (b) If the bureau is satisfied that the person applying for a certificate of title for a vehicle is the owner of the vehicle, the bureau shall issue a certificate of title for the vehicle after the person pays the applicable fee under subsection (c) or (d).

     (c) The fee for a certificate of title for a vehicle other than a watercraft is fifteen dollars ($15). Except as provided in subsection (e), the fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(2) To the motor vehicle highway account as follows:

(A) For a title issued before January 1, 2017, one dollar ($1).

(B) For a title issued after December 31, 2016, three dollars and twenty-five cents ($3.25).

(3) For a title issued before January 1, 2017, three dollars ($3) to the highway, road and street fund.

(4) Five dollars ($5) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(5) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(6) To the commission fund as follows:

(A) For a title issued before January 1, 2017, four dollars and twenty-five cents ($4.25).

(B) For a title issued after December 31, 2016, five dollars ($5).

     (d) The fee for a certificate of title for a watercraft is as follows:

(1) For a certificate of title issued before January 1, 2017, fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(B) Two dollars ($2) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(C) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(D) Four dollars and seventy-five cents ($4.75) to the commission fund.

(E) Seven dollars ($7) to the department of natural resources.

(2) For a certificate of title issued after December 31, 2016, fifteen dollars ($15). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(B) Three dollars and twenty-five cents ($3.25) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(C) Five dollars ($5) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(D) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(E) Five dollars ($5) to the commission fund.

     (e) Fees paid by dealers under this section shall be deposited in the motor vehicle odometer fund.

     (f) The bureau shall deliver a certificate of title:

(1) to the person that owns the vehicle for which the certificate of title was issued, if no lien or encumbrance appears on the certificate of title; or

(2) if a lien or an encumbrance appears on the certificate of title, to the person that holds the lien or encumbrance as set forth in the application for the certificate of title.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (c) formerly 9-29-4-3(a); 9-29-4-3.5; 9-29-4-9; subsection (e) formerly 9-29-4-7; subsection (f) formerly 9-17-2-11.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.215. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.102.

 

IC 9-17-2-14.7Delinquent titles; administrative penalty

     Sec. 14.7. (a) This section does not apply to a mobile home or a manufactured home.

     (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a person must apply for a certificate of title for a vehicle within forty-five (45) days after the date on which the person acquires the vehicle.

     (c) A person that acquires a vehicle through a transfer on death conveyance under IC 9-17-3-9 must apply for a certificate of title for the vehicle within sixty (60) days after the date on which the person acquires the vehicle.

     (d) A person that owns a vehicle and becomes an Indiana resident must apply for a certificate of title for the vehicle within sixty (60) days after the date on which the person becomes an Indiana resident.

     (e) A person that violates this section with respect to a certificate of title for a vehicle other than a watercraft shall pay to the bureau an administrative penalty as follows:

(1) For a violation that occurs before January 1, 2017, an administrative penalty of twenty-one dollars and fifty cents ($21.50). The administrative penalty shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(B) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(C) Three dollars ($3) to the highway, road and street fund.

(D) Five dollars ($5) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(E) One dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(F) Eleven dollars and twenty-five cents ($11.25) to the commission fund.

(2) For a violation that occurs after December 31, 2016, an administrative penalty of thirty dollars ($30). The administrative penalty shall be distributed as follows:

(A) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(B) Twenty-eight dollars and seventy-five cents ($28.75) to the commission fund.

     (f) A person that violates this section with respect to a certificate of title for a watercraft shall pay to the bureau an administrative penalty as follows:

(1) For a violation that occurs before January 1, 2017, an administrative penalty of twenty dollars ($20). The administrative penalty shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Three dollars ($3) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(B) Eight dollars ($8) to the department of natural resources.

(C) Nine dollars ($9) to the commission fund.

(2) For a violation that occurs after December 31, 2016, an administrative penalty of thirty dollars ($30). The administrative penalty shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) to the state police building account.

(B) Two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) to the commission fund.

(C) Twenty-seven dollars and twenty-five cents ($27.25) to the department of natural resources.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-4-4; subsection (e) formerly 9-29-4-4(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.216. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.103.

 

IC 9-17-2-15Sale, purchase, or possession of certificate not issued by bureau; Class C misdemeanor

     Sec. 15. A person that knowingly sells, offers to sell, buys, possesses, or offers as genuine a certificate of title for a vehicle that is required to be issued by the bureau and has not been issued by the:

(1) bureau under this article; or

(2) appropriate governmental authority of another state;

commits a Class C misdemeanor.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-4-47 part; 9-1-4-53(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.217.

 

IC 9-17-2-16Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-7-1 part; 9-1-7-2 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-17-2-17Repealed

As added by P.L.219-2005, SEC.9. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.218.

 

IC 9-17-2-18Watercraft certificate of title; failure to surrender; violation

     Sec. 18. A person that owns a watercraft commits a Class A infraction if the person does any of the following:

(1) Allows the watercraft to be operated in Indiana without having a certificate of title as required under this title.

(2) Fails to surrender the certificate of title for the watercraft to the bureau if the bureau cancels the certificate of title.

(3) Fails to surrender the certificate of title for the watercraft to the bureau if the watercraft is:

(A) destroyed;

(B) dismantled; or

(C) changed in a manner that the watercraft is no longer the watercraft described in the certificate of title.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.219.

 

IC 9-17-2-19Validity of certificate of title issued for manufactured or mobile home

     Sec. 19. A certificate of title issued for a manufactured or mobile home is valid for the life of the manufactured or mobile home:

(1) as long as the manufactured or mobile home is owned or held by the original holder of the certificate of title or a legal transferee of the certificate of title; or

(2) until the manufactured or mobile home is transferred to real estate under section 15.1 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.220.

 

IC 9-17-3Chapter 3. Expiration, Replacement, and Transfer of Certificates of Title
           9-17-3-0.5"Third party"
           9-17-3-1Validity of title; renewal
           9-17-3-2Duplicate certificate of title; fee
           9-17-3-3Repealed
           9-17-3-3.1Repealed
           9-17-3-3.2Transfer statement language for certificate of title applications
           9-17-3-3.4Sale or transfer of ownership of vehicle; requirements to transfer certificate of title
           9-17-3-3.5Buyback vehicles; certificate of title
           9-17-3-4Members of armed forces; transfer of title; procedure
           9-17-3-5Sale or transfer of vehicle under court order or by law
           9-17-3-6Cancellation of record of certificate of title
           9-17-3-7Violation of chapter; penalties
           9-17-3-8Determination of previous title
           9-17-3-9Transfer on death conveyance; requirements

 

IC 9-17-3-0.5"Third party"

     Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "third party" means a person having possession of a certificate of title for a vehicle because the person has a lien or an encumbrance indicated on the certificate of title.

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.221.

 

IC 9-17-3-1Validity of title; renewal

     Sec. 1. (a) A certificate of title is valid for as long as the vehicle for which the certificate of title has been issued is owned or held by the person who originally held the certificate of title.

     (b) A certificate of title does not have to be renewed except as otherwise provided.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(g) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-17-3-2Duplicate certificate of title; fee

     Sec. 2. (a) If a certificate of title:

(1) is lost or stolen;

(2) is mutilated;

(3) is destroyed; or

(4) becomes illegible;

the person that owns the vehicle or the legal representative or legal successor in interest of the person that owns the vehicle for which the certificate of title was issued, as shown by the records of the bureau, shall apply for and may obtain a duplicate certificate of title.

     (b) To obtain a duplicate certificate of title under subsection (a), a person must:

(1) furnish information satisfactory to the bureau concerning the loss, theft, mutilation, destruction, or illegibility of the certificate of title; and

(2) pay the applicable fee under subsection (e) or (f).

     (c) The word "duplicate" shall be printed or stamped in ink on the face of a certificate of title issued under this section.

     (d) When a duplicate certificate of title is issued, the previous certificate of title becomes void.

     (e) The fee for a duplicate certificate of title issued before January 1, 2017, for a vehicle other than a watercraft is eight dollars ($8). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) One dollar ($1) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(2) One dollar ($1) to the highway, road and street fund.

(3) Six dollars ($6) to the commission fund.

     (f) The fee for a duplicate certificate of title issued before January 1, 2017, for a watercraft is fifteen dollars and fifty cents ($15.50). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(2) Two dollars ($2) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(3) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(4) Four dollars and seventy-five cents ($4.75) to the commission fund.

(5) Seven dollars ($7) to the department of natural resources.

     (g) The fee for a duplicate certificate of title issued after December 31, 2016, is fifteen dollars ($15). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(2) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the department of natural resources.

(3) Three dollars and twenty-five cents ($3.25) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(4) Five dollars ($5) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(5) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(6) Three dollars and seventy-five cents ($3.75) to the commission fund.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3-9; Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-15-1; 9-29-15-1(b); subsection (e) formerly 9-29-4-5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.79; P.L.198-2016, SEC.222; P.L.256-2017, SEC.104.

 

IC 9-17-3-3Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-2(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.60-1994, SEC.1; P.L.2-1995, SEC.42; P.L.59-1998, SEC.1; P.L.268-2003, SEC.8; P.L.97-2004, SEC.37; P.L.106-2008, SEC.4; P.L.83-2008, SEC.4; P.L.131-2008, SEC.42; P.L.1-2009, SEC.79. Repealed by P.L.92-2013, SEC.40.

 

IC 9-17-3-3.1Repealed

As added by P.L.60-1994, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.9; P.L.131-2008, SEC.43; P.L.42-2011, SEC.23; P.L.197-2011, SEC.35. Repealed by P.L.92-2013, SEC.41.

 

IC 9-17-3-3.2Transfer statement language for certificate of title applications

     Sec. 3.2. (a) When a certificate of title is available and a vehicle is sold or transferred to a person other than a dealer licensed under IC 9-32, the seller or transferor shall fill in all blanks on the certificate of title relating to buyer information, including the sale price.

     (b) The failure of the seller or transferor to fill in all buyer information is a Class B infraction.

As added by P.L.131-2008, SEC.44. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.80; P.L.158-2013, SEC.137; P.L.217-2014, SEC.14; P.L.226-2014(ts), SEC.14; P.L.198-2016, SEC.223.

 

IC 9-17-3-3.4Sale or transfer of ownership of vehicle; requirements to transfer certificate of title

     Revisor's Note: P.L.226-2014(ts), SECTION 14 made the effective date of this section 7-1-2014, and not 1-1-2015. The following version of this section is effective 7-1-2017.

     Sec. 3.4. (a) If a vehicle for which a certificate of title has been issued is sold or if the ownership of the vehicle is transferred in any manner other than by a transfer on death conveyance under section 9 of this chapter, the person who holds the certificate of title must do the following:

(1) Endorse on the certificate of title an assignment of the certificate of title with warranty of title, in a form printed on the certificate of title, with a statement describing all liens or encumbrances on the vehicle.

(2) Deliver the certificate of title to the purchaser or transferee at the time of the sale or delivery to the purchaser or transferee of the vehicle, if the purchaser or transferee has made all agreed upon initial payments for the vehicle, including delivery of a trade-in vehicle without hidden or undisclosed statutory liens.

(3) Unless the vehicle is being sold or transferred to a dealer licensed under IC 9-32, complete all information concerning the purchase on the certificate of title, including, but not limited to:

(A) the name and address of the purchaser; and

(B) the sale price of the vehicle.

     (b) If a vehicle for which a certificate of title has been issued by another state is sold or delivered, the person selling or delivering the vehicle must deliver to the purchaser or receiver of the vehicle a proper certificate of title with an assignment of the certificate of title in a form prescribed by the bureau.

     (c) The original certificate of title and all assignments and subsequent reissues of the certificate of title shall be retained by the bureau and appropriately classified and indexed in the most convenient manner to trace title to the vehicle described in the certificate of title.

     (d) A person who violates subsection (a)(1) or (a)(3) commits a Class B infraction.

     (e) After a person delivers a certificate of title to a purchaser or transferee under subsection (a)(2), the person may deliver the certificate of registration of the vehicle to the bureau under IC 9-18.1-4-6 to have the transfer of ownership of the vehicle indicated in the records of the bureau.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.23. Amended by P.L.217-2014, SEC.15; P.L.226-2014(ts), SEC.14; P.L.3-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-17-3-3.5Buyback vehicles; certificate of title

     Sec. 3.5. (a) This section applies to a vehicle for which a certificate of title is required to be obtained under IC 24-5-13.5-12.

     (b) The bureau shall do the following:

(1) For a subsequent request for a new certificate of title for a buyback vehicle, whether titled in Indiana or any other state, cause the words "Manufacturer Buyback ─ Disclosure on File" to appear on the face of the new certificate of title.

(2) Maintain a listing of all reported buyback vehicles in accordance with this section, maintain a record of the disclosure document required by IC 24-5-13.5-10(3), and allow access to the listing and disclosure document upon written application.

As added by P.L.65-1992, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.1-1993, SEC.53; P.L.118-1993, SEC.1; P.L.1-1994, SEC.39.

 

IC 9-17-3-4Members of armed forces; transfer of title; procedure

     Sec. 4. (a) A certificate of title for a vehicle held by an Indiana resident who is serving in the armed forces of the United States may be transferred by the Indiana resident to another person if the Indiana resident authorizes the transfer by a letter signed by the Indiana resident. The letter must be accompanied by proof that the Indiana resident is actively serving in the armed forces of the United States and is outside Indiana.

     (b) When the bureau receives the letter and proof described in subsection (a), the bureau may make the transfer to the person named in the letter.

     (c) Whenever a transfer described in subsection (a) is made, the letter:

(1) must be attached to the certificate of title being transferred; and

(2) becomes a permanent record of the bureau.

     (d) The bureau shall use reasonable diligence in determining if the signature of the person that signed the letter described in subsection (a) authorizing the transfer is the signature of the person.

     (e) If the bureau is satisfied that the signature is the signature of the person that owns the vehicle described in the certificate of title, the bureau shall issue an appropriate certificate of title over the signature of the bureau and sealed with the seal of the bureau to the person named in the letter.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-2(b).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.81; P.L.262-2013, SEC.24; P.L.198-2016, SEC.224.

 

IC 9-17-3-5Sale or transfer of vehicle under court order or by law

     Sec. 5. (a) Whenever a vehicle for which a certificate of title is required by this article is sold or transferred:

(1) under an order or a process of an Indiana court;

(2) under any provision of an Indiana statute; or

(3) by operation of law;

the person that obtains the vehicle may obtain a certificate of title for the vehicle by filing an application for the certificate of title with the bureau and attaching to the application written evidence showing the order, process, statute, or operation under which the person obtained ownership of the vehicle.

     (b) The bureau shall use due diligence to ascertain that the sale was in conformity with the order, process, statute, or operation under which the sale or transfer occurred. The order, process, statute, or operation may substitute for proof of ownership under IC 9-17-2-4, but the applicant must comply with IC 9-17 to receive a certificate of title.

     (c) An order or a process of an Indiana court described in subsection (a) must include the:

(1) year of manufacture of;

(2) make and model of;

(3) vehicle identification number of; and

(4) name and address of the person that is entitled to;

the vehicle.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-4-46.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.82; P.L.198-2016, SEC.225; P.L.256-2017, SEC.105.

 

IC 9-17-3-6Cancellation of record of certificate of title

     Sec. 6. If the bureau:

(1) determines that a certificate of title is issued in error; or

(2) receives notification from another state or country that a certificate of title for a vehicle that was issued by the bureau has been surrendered by the person that owns the vehicle in conformity with the laws of the other state or country;

the bureau may cancel the record of certificate of title in Indiana.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3-10.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.61-1998, SEC.1; P.L.125-2012, SEC.83; P.L.198-2016, SEC.226.

 

IC 9-17-3-7Violation of chapter; penalties

     Sec. 7. (a) This section does not apply to section 5 of this chapter.

     (b) Except as provided in sections 3.2(b) and 3.4(d) of this chapter, a person who violates this chapter commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-2-2(a) part; 9-1-2-5 part; 9-1-3-11 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.131-2008, SEC.45; P.L.92-2013, SEC.42; P.L.262-2013, SEC.25; P.L.158-2013, SEC.138; P.L.217-2014, SEC.16; P.L.226-2014(ts), SEC.2.

 

IC 9-17-3-8Determination of previous title

     Sec. 8. The bureau shall enable the owner of a motor vehicle titled in Indiana to determine:

(1) whether that motor vehicle has previously been titled in Indiana; and

(2) if the motor vehicle has previously been titled in Indiana, whether the title was issued as a salvage title under IC 9-22-3.

As added by P.L.61-1998, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.84; P.L.262-2013, SEC.26; P.L.216-2014, SEC.31.

 

IC 9-17-3-9Transfer on death conveyance; requirements

     Sec. 9. (a) The owner or owners of a vehicle may create an interest in the vehicle that is transferrable on the death of the owner or owners by obtaining a certificate of title conveying the interest in the vehicle to one (1) or more persons as transfer on death beneficiaries.

     (b) Subject to subsection (e), an interest in a vehicle transferred under this section vests upon the death of the owner or owners.

     (c) A certificate of title that is:

(1) worded in substance as "A.B. transfers on death to C.D." or "A.B. and C.D. transfer on death to E.F."; and

(2) signed by the owner or owners;

is a good and sufficient conveyance on the death of the owner or owners to the transferee or transferees.

     (d) A certificate of title obtained under this section is not required to be:

(1) supported by consideration; or

(2) delivered to the named transfer on death beneficiary or beneficiaries;

to be effective.

     (e) Upon the death of the owner or owners conveying an interest in a vehicle in a certificate of title obtained under this section, the interest in the vehicle is transferred to each beneficiary who is described by either of the following:

(1) The beneficiary:

(A) is named in the certificate; and

(B) survives the transferor.

(2) The beneficiary:

(A) survives the transferor; and

(B) is entitled to an interest in the vehicle under IC 32-17-14-22 following the death of a beneficiary who:

(i) is named in the certificate; and

(ii) did not survive the transferor.

     (f) A certificate of title designating a transfer on death beneficiary is not testamentary.

     (g) In general, IC 32-17-14 applies to a certificate of title designating a transfer on death beneficiary. However, a particular provision of IC 32-17-14 does not apply if it is inconsistent with the requirements of this section or IC 9-17-2-2(b).

As added by P.L.83-2008, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.143-2009, SEC.3; P.L.6-2010, SEC.4; P.L.36-2011, SEC.1; P.L.81-2015, SEC.2; P.L.79-2017, SEC.60.

 

IC 9-17-4Chapter 4. Private Assembly of Vehicles; Engine Identification Numbers
           9-17-4-0.3"Assembled vehicle"
           9-17-4-0.4"Motor vehicle part"
           9-17-4-0.5Special identification number
           9-17-4-1Assembly of vehicle by owner; procedure
           9-17-4-2Special identification number; placement on vehicle
           9-17-4-3Repealed
           9-17-4-4Contents of certificate of title
           9-17-4-4.5Certificate of title; requirements; violation
           9-17-4-5Repealed
           9-17-4-6Repealed
           9-17-4-7Application for special or hull identification number; fees
           9-17-4-8Permission for special identification number; violation
           9-17-4-10Designation of special identification number; authority of manufacturer to perform numbering on vehicles or parts
           9-17-4-11Bureau prohibited from issuing a certificate of title for vehicle without identification number
           9-17-4-12Statement by applicant and law enforcement officer concerning special identification number
           9-17-4-13Repealed
           9-17-4-14Repealed
           9-17-4-15Repealed
           9-17-4-16Repealed
           9-17-4-17Repealed
           9-17-4-18Repealed
           9-17-4-19Operation of motor vehicle with concealed, removed, defaced, destroyed, or obliterated special identification number; confiscation and return of motor vehicle upon proof of owner's title

 

IC 9-17-4-0.3"Assembled vehicle"

     Sec. 0.3. As used in this chapter, "assembled vehicle" means:

(1) a vehicle, excluding a motorcycle, that has had the:

(A) frame;

(B) chassis;

(C) cab; or

(D) body;

modified from its original construction, replaced, or constructed; or

        (2) a motorcycle that has had the:

(A) frame; or

(B) engine;

modified from its original construction, replaced, or constructed.

The term includes but is not limited to glider kits, fiberglass body kits, and vehicle reproductions or replicas and includes vehicles that have visible and original vehicle identification numbers.

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.10. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.85; P.L.262-2013, SEC.27; P.L.198-2016, SEC.227.

 

IC 9-17-4-0.4"Motor vehicle part"

     Sec. 0.4. As used in this chapter, "motor vehicle part" means the following:

(1) For a motorcycle, the:

(A) frame; or

(B) engine.

(2) For a passenger motor vehicle; the:

(A) frame;

(B) chassis; or

(C) body.

(3) For a truck or tractor, the:

(A) frame;

(B) chassis;

(C) cab; or

(D) body.

(4) For a trailer, semitrailer, or recreational vehicle, the:

(A) chassis; or

(B) body.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.28.

 

IC 9-17-4-0.5Special identification number

     Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "special identification number" means a distinguishing number assigned by the bureau to a privately assembled vehicle.

As added by P.L.268-2003, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.86; P.L.198-2016, SEC.228.

 

IC 9-17-4-1Assembly of vehicle by owner; procedure

     Sec. 1. If a vehicle has been built, constructed, or assembled by the person that owns the vehicle, the person shall:

(1) indicate on a form provided by the bureau the major component parts that have been used to assemble the vehicle;

(2) make application through the bureau for a special identification number for the vehicle;

(3) after receipt of the special identification number described in subdivision (2), stamp or attach the special identification number received from the bureau in the manner provided in section 2(3) of this chapter; and

(4) apply for a certificate of title for the vehicle from the bureau.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(a) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.12; P.L.125-2012, SEC.87; P.L.198-2016, SEC.229.

 

IC 9-17-4-2Special identification number; placement on vehicle

     Sec. 2. (a) A certificate of title may not be issued for a manufactured or privately assembled vehicle that does not have a special identification number stamped on the vehicle or permanently attached to the vehicle until the person that owns the vehicle has:

(1) an inspection performed under IC 9-17-2-12;

(2) obtained from the bureau a special identification number designated by the bureau; and

(3) stamped or permanently attached the special identification number in a conspicuous place on the frame of the vehicle.

     (b) A special identification number obtained from the bureau under subsection (a) for a manufactured or mobile home must be the same identification number used on the certificate of title for the manufactured or mobile home.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.13; P.L.125-2012, SEC.88; P.L.198-2016, SEC.230.

 

IC 9-17-4-3Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.125-2012, SEC.89.

 

IC 9-17-4-4Contents of certificate of title

     Sec. 4. A certificate of title issued under this chapter must contain the following:

(1) A description and other evidence of identification of the vehicle as required by the bureau.

(2) A statement of any liens or encumbrances that the application shows to be on the certificate of title.

(3) The appropriate notation prominently recorded on the front of the title as follows:

(A) For a vehicle that is assembled using all new or used vehicle parts (other than a specialty constructed vehicle described in clause (C)), "RECONSTRUCTED VEHICLE".

(B) For a vehicle assembled using a salvage vehicle or parts, "REBUILT".

(C) For a vehicle:

(i) with a body built to resemble and be a reproduction of another vehicle of a given year that was manufactured at least twenty-five (25) years in the past; and

(ii) that is assembled using all new or used parts;

"SPECIALTY CONSTRUCTED VEHICLE".

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.14; P.L.125-2012, SEC.90; P.L.262-2013, SEC.29; P.L.198-2016, SEC.231; P.L.62-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 9-17-4-4.5Certificate of title; requirements; violation

     Sec. 4.5. (a) A person must obtain a certificate of title whenever the body of a vehicle is altered so that the alteration changes the type of the vehicle, as noted on the:

(1) current title; or

(2) certificate of origin;

of the vehicle.

     (b) To receive a body change title, an applicant must provide:

(1) the former title or certificate of origin;

(2) a properly completed body change affidavit using a form prescribed by the bureau; and

(3) proof of a vehicle inspection.

     (c) An assembled vehicle and a vehicle that is altered such that the vehicle type is changed must meet all applicable federal and state highway safety requirements before the vehicle may be titled and registered for operation on highways.

     (d) A person that fails to obtain an updated certificate of title as required under subsection (a) commits a Class C infraction.

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.91. Amended by P.L.188-2015, SEC.10; P.L.198-2016, SEC.232; P.L.256-2017, SEC.106.

 

IC 9-17-4-5Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3-6 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.268-2003, SEC.33.

 

IC 9-17-4-6Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-2-5 part; 9-1-3-6 part; 9-1-3-11 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.15. Repealed by P.L.262-2013, SEC.30; P.L.262-2013, SEC.144.

 

IC 9-17-4-7Application for special or hull identification number; fees

     Sec. 7. (a) Not more than twenty (20) days after a person becomes the owner, custodian, or possessor of a vehicle that:

(1) does not have a manufacturer's identification number installed on the vehicle; or

(2) has an original manufacturer's identification number that is altered, destroyed, obliterated, or defaced;

the person shall apply to the bureau for permission to make or stamp a special identification number on the vehicle.

     (b) The bureau shall prescribe the form and manner of an application under subsection (a). The application must contain the following:

(1) A description of the vehicle, including the make, style, and year of model of the vehicle.

(2) A description of:

(A) the original manufacturer's identification number, if possible; or

(B) any distinguishing marks on the engine or body of the vehicle.

(3) The name and address of the applicant.

(4) The date on which the applicant purchased or took possession of the vehicle.

(5) The name and address of the person from whom the applicant purchased or acquired the vehicle.

(6) An application fee in an amount under subsection (c) or (d), as applicable.

(7) Any other information the bureau requires.

     (c) The fee for an application for an identification number other than a hull identification number that is submitted before January 1, 2017, is thirteen dollars ($13). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(2) One dollar ($1) to the highway, road and street fund.

(3) One dollar ($1) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(4) One dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(5) Four dollars ($4) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(6) Five dollars ($5) to the commission fund.

     (d) The fee for an application for a hull identification number that is submitted before January 1, 2017, is ten dollars and fifty cents ($10.50). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) to the department of natural resources.

(2) Four dollars ($4) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(3) Four dollars ($4) to the commission fund.

     (e) The fee for an application for an identification number that is submitted after December 31, 2016, is ten dollars ($10). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology account.

(2) Three dollars and twenty-five cents ($3.25) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(3) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(4) Five dollars ($5) to the commission fund.

     (f) A person that owns or possesses a vehicle described in subsection (a) and fails to comply with this section commits a Class B infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-15-2; subsection (c) formerly 9-29-5-22.]

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.31. Amended by P.L.217-2014, SEC.17; P.L.198-2016, SEC.233; P.L.256-2017, SEC.107.

 

IC 9-17-4-8Permission for special identification number; violation

     Sec. 8. (a) The bureau shall review an application submitted under section 7 of this chapter. If the bureau determines the application is complete, the bureau shall issue to the applicant written permission to make or stamp a special identification number on the vehicle. The bureau shall designate the special identification number and the location of the special identification number on the vehicle.

     (b) A new special identification number may not cover or otherwise obscure an original identification number that is visible on a vehicle.

     (c) A new special identification number that is stamped or otherwise placed on a vehicle under this chapter becomes the lawful identification number of the vehicle for all purposes, including for purposes of selling or transferring the vehicle.

     (d) A person that covers or obscures an original or special identification number as described in subsection (b) commits a Class B infraction.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.32. Amended by P.L.217-2014, SEC.18; P.L.198-2016, SEC.234.

 

IC 9-17-4-10Designation of special identification number; authority of manufacturer to perform numbering on vehicles or parts

     Sec. 10. (a) The bureau shall designate special identification numbers under this chapter consecutively, beginning with the number one (1), preceded by the letters "MVIN", and followed by the letters "IND" in the order of the filing of applications.

     (b) This chapter does not affect the authority of a manufacturer or a manufacturer's agent, other than a dealer, to perform numbering on vehicles or motor vehicle parts that are removed or changed and then replaced with other numbered motor vehicle parts.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.33. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.235.

 

IC 9-17-4-11Bureau prohibited from issuing a certificate of title for vehicle without identification number

     Sec. 11. The bureau may not issue a certificate of title for a vehicle that does not have an identification number.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.34. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.236.

 

IC 9-17-4-12Statement by applicant and law enforcement officer concerning special identification number

     Sec. 12. (a) Before the bureau may issue a certificate of title for a vehicle that is required under this chapter to have a special identification number made or stamped on the vehicle, the bureau shall require the person applying for the certificate of title to sign a statement that the special identification number assigned to the vehicle by the bureau has been made or stamped on the vehicle in a workmanlike manner. The statement must also be signed by the law enforcement officer who inspected the vehicle and determined that the special identification number was made or stamped in a workmanlike manner.

     (b) This section does not affect the authority of a manufacturer or a manufacturer's agent, other than a dealer licensed under IC 9-32, to perform numbering on vehicles or motor vehicle parts that are removed or changed and then replaced with other numbered motor vehicle parts.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.35. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.237.

 

IC 9-17-4-13Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.36. Repealed by P.L.188-2015, SEC.11.

 

IC 9-17-4-14Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.37. Amended by P.L.168-2014, SEC.12. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.19.

 

IC 9-17-4-15Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.38. Amended by P.L.168-2014, SEC.13. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.20.

 

IC 9-17-4-16Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.39. Amended by P.L.168-2014, SEC.14. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.21.

 

IC 9-17-4-17Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.40. Amended by P.L.168-2014, SEC.15. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.22.

 

IC 9-17-4-18Repealed

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.41. Amended by P.L.168-2014, SEC.16. Repealed by P.L.217-2014, SEC.23.

 

IC 9-17-4-19Operation of motor vehicle with concealed, removed, defaced, destroyed, or obliterated special identification number; confiscation and return of motor vehicle upon proof of owner's title

     Sec. 19. (a) A person that:

(1) either:

(A) with the intent to conceal evidence of the commission of a crime, operates a vehicle with an identification number that is concealed; or

(B) operates a vehicle with an identification number that is removed, defaced, destroyed, or obliterated; and

(2) has not applied under section 7 of this chapter for a new special identification number;

commits a Class C infraction.

     (b) If a person that violates subsection (a) cannot prove to the satisfaction of the court that the person owns the vehicle, the court shall confiscate and sell the vehicle. The proceeds from the sale shall be used to pay the fine and costs of prosecution, and the balance, if any, shall be deposited in the motor vehicle highway account.

     (c) If the fine and costs are not paid not later than thirty (30) days after judgment is rendered under this section, the court shall proceed to advertise and sell the vehicle in the manner provided by law for the sale of personal property under execution.

     (d) If at any time at which the vehicle remains in the custody of the court or the court's officers under this section, the owner appears and establishes the owner's title to the vehicle to the satisfaction of the court, the vehicle shall be returned to the owner. The owner shall then make application for and may obtain an identification number and a title as provided in this chapter. The owner may then use the vehicle upon proper registration.

As added by P.L.262-2013, SEC.42. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.238.

 

IC 9-17-5Chapter 5. Liens
           9-17-5-1Satisfaction or discharge of lien; delivery of certificate of title; violation
           9-17-5-2Lienholder; repossession of vehicle; application for certificate of title; procedure
           9-17-5-3Repealed
           9-17-5-4Security interest not created by rental agreement
           9-17-5-5Security agreements; notation of lien on certificate of title

 

IC 9-17-5-1Satisfaction or discharge of lien; delivery of certificate of title; violation

     Sec. 1. (a) A person having possession of a certificate of title for a vehicle because the person has a lien or an encumbrance on the vehicle must deliver not more than ten (10) business days after receipt of the payment the satisfaction or discharge of the lien or encumbrance indicated upon the certificate of title to the person that:

(1) is listed on the certificate of title as owner of the vehicle; or

(2) is acting as an agent of the owner and that holds power of attorney for the owner of the vehicle.

     (b) A person that:

(1) fails to remove a lien or encumbrance; or

(2) fails to deliver a certificate of title to the owner of a vehicle;

as required under subsection (a) commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.5-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.268-2003, SEC.16; P.L.188-2015, SEC.12; P.L.198-2016, SEC.239.

 

IC 9-17-5-2Lienholder; repossession of vehicle; application for certificate of title; procedure

     Sec. 2. A person that holds a lien on a vehicle, has repossessed the vehicle, and wants to obtain a certificate of title for the vehicle in the person's name may obtain the certificate of title from the bureau if:

(1) the person from whom the vehicle has been repossessed is shown by the records of the bureau to be the last registered owner of the vehicle; and

(2) the person that holds the lien:

(A) has complied with this chapter; and

(B) establishes to the satisfaction of the bureau that the person is entitled to the certificate of title.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-3.5-1 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.262-2013, SEC.43; P.L.198-2016, SEC.240.

 

IC 9-17-5-3Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.188-2015, SEC.13.

 

IC 9-17-5-4Security interest not created by rental agreement

     Sec. 4. Notwithstanding any other law, a rental transaction agreement does not create a sale or security interest in a vehicle solely because the transaction agreement provides that the rental price may be adjusted upon the termination of the agreement based upon the amount received for the vehicle upon sale or other disposition.

As added by P.L.123-1995, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.241.

 

IC 9-17-5-5Security agreements; notation of lien on certificate of title

     Sec. 5. (a) A security agreement covering a security interest in a vehicle that is not inventory held for sale can be perfected only if the bureau indicates the security interest on the certificate of title or duplicate. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (c), IC 26-1-9.1 applies to security interests in vehicles.

     (b) The secured party, upon presentation to the bureau of a properly completed application for certificate of title together with the fee prescribed, may have a notation of the lien made on the face of the certificate of title to be issued by the bureau. The bureau shall:

(1) enter the notation and the date of the notation; and

(2) note the lien and date of lien in the bureau's files.

     (c) Whenever a lien is discharged, the holder shall note the discharge on the certificate of title over the signature of the holder.

As added by P.L.125-2012, SEC.92.

 

IC 9-17-6Chapter 6. Manufactured Homes
           9-17-6-0.5Applicability to mobile homes
           9-17-6-1Repealed
           9-17-6-2Repealed
           9-17-6-3Repealed
           9-17-6-4Repealed
           9-17-6-5Repealed
           9-17-6-6Repealed
           9-17-6-7Repealed
           9-17-6-8Repealed
           9-17-6-9Repealed
           9-17-6-10Repealed
           9-17-6-11Repealed
           9-17-6-12Repealed
           9-17-6-13Repealed
           9-17-6-14Repealed
           9-17-6-15Repealed
           9-17-6-15.1Affidavit of transfer to real estate; application; fee
           9-17-6-15.3Recording of affidavit of transfer to real estate
           9-17-6-15.5Application of transfer to real estate; conversion of manufactured home to real estate
           9-17-6-16Repealed
           9-17-6-17Requirements concerning purchase contracts
           9-17-6-18Immunity from civil liability

 

IC 9-17-6-0.5Applicability to mobile homes

     Sec. 0.5. For purposes of this chapter, a reference to a manufactured home must be construed to also refer to a mobile home.

As added by P.L.203-2013, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-17-6-1Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-6(a).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.106-2007, SEC.1; P.L.188-2015, SEC.14. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.242.

 

IC 9-17-6-2Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.106-2007, SEC.2; P.L.262-2013, SEC.44. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.243.

 

IC 9-17-6-3Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.106-2007, SEC.7.

 

IC 9-17-6-4Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(c) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.92-2013, SEC.43; P.L.262-2013, SEC.45. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.244.

 

IC 9-17-6-5Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(c) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.245.

 

IC 9-17-6-6Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-6(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.57-2000, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.246.

 

IC 9-17-6-7Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-6(b) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.247.

 

IC 9-17-6-8Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-6(c).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.248.

 

IC 9-17-6-9Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-6(d).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.249.

 

IC 9-17-6-10Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(d) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.250.

 

IC 9-17-6-11Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(d) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.251.

 

IC 9-17-6-12Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations: 9-1-2-1.2(a); (d) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.125-2012, SEC.93. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.252.

 

IC 9-17-6-13Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(e).]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.253.

 

IC 9-17-6-14Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(g) part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.254.

 

IC 9-17-6-15Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-1.2(g) part; Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (d) formerly 9-29-4-5.5.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.255.

 

IC 9-17-6-15.1Affidavit of transfer to real estate; application; fee

     Sec. 15.1. (a) A person that:

(1) holds a certificate of title for;

(2) holds a certificate of origin for; or

(3) otherwise owns as an improvement;

a manufactured home that is attached to real estate by a permanent foundation may apply for an affidavit of transfer to real estate with the bureau. The application must be accompanied by the fee set forth in subsection (d).

     (b) An application for an affidavit of transfer to real estate must contain the following:

(1) A full description of the manufactured home, including:

(A) a description; and

(B) the parcel number;

of the real estate to which the manufactured home is attached.

(2) One (1) or more of the following numbers:

(A) A unique serial number assigned by the manufacturer to the manufactured home.

(B) The certification label number required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the manufactured home.

(C) A special identification number issued by the bureau for the manufactured home.

(3) An attestation by the owner of the manufactured home that the manufactured home has been permanently attached to the real estate upon which it is located.

     (c) A certificate of title or a certificate of origin is not required for a person who applies for an affidavit of transfer to real estate under this section.

     (d) The fee for an affidavit of transfer to real estate is as follows:

(1) For an application made before January 1, 2017, twenty dollars ($20). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Ten dollars ($10) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(B) Ten dollars ($10) to the commission fund.

(2) For an application made after December 31, 2016, fifteen dollars ($15). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(A) Five dollars ($5) to the motor vehicle highway account.

(B) Ten dollars ($10) to the commission fund.

As added by P.L.106-2003, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.106-2007, SEC.3; P.L.262-2013, SEC.46; P.L.198-2016, SEC.256; P.L.256-2017, SEC.108.

 

IC 9-17-6-15.3Recording of affidavit of transfer to real estate

     Sec. 15.3. Upon receipt from the person filing the affidavit of transfer to real estate, with the accompanying retired certificate of title, if available, the recorder of the county in which the manufactured home is located shall record the affidavit in the manner required by IC 36-2-11-8, if the auditor of the county has performed the endorsement required by IC 36-2-9-18.

As added by P.L.106-2003, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.106-2007, SEC.4; P.L.198-2016, SEC.257.

 

IC 9-17-6-15.5Application of transfer to real estate; conversion of manufactured home to real estate

     Sec. 15.5. The filing in the appropriate county recorder's office of the affidavit of transfer to real estate with the retired certificate of title, if available, is deemed a conversion of the manufactured home that is attached to real estate by a permanent foundation to an improvement upon the real estate upon which it is located. However, a filing under this section is not required for a person who converts a manufactured home that is attached to real estate by a permanent foundation to an improvement upon the real estate upon which it is located.

As added by P.L.106-2003, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.106-2007, SEC.5.

 

IC 9-17-6-16Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-1-2-5 part.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.5. Repealed by P.L.188-2015, SEC.15.

 

IC 9-17-6-17Requirements concerning purchase contracts

     Sec. 17. A purchase contract for a mobile or manufactured home that is required to be titled under IC 9-17-1-0.5 is subject to the following terms and conditions:

(1) The seller must provide a copy of the title to the mobile or manufactured home.

(2) The contract must specify whether the seller or buyer is responsible for the payment of property taxes assessed against the mobile or manufactured home under IC 6-1.1-7.

(3) The buyer of the mobile or manufactured home must record the contract in the county recorder's office.

As added by P.L.203-2013, SEC.16. Amended by P.L.198-2016, SEC.258.

 

IC 9-17-6-18Immunity from civil liability

     Sec. 18. The bureau, the commissioner of the bureau, and employees of the bureau are not liable in a civil action for any false information that is:

(1) provided to the bureau by an applicant for a certificate of title;

(2) reasonably relied upon by the bureau in making a determination to issue a certificate of title to the applicant; and

(3) included in the certificate of title to a manufactured home under this chapter.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.259.

 

IC 9-17-7Chapter 7. Repealed

 

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-17-7-1                formerly 9-1-2-4 part

9-17-7-2                formerly 9-1-2-4 part

9-17-7-3                formerly 9-1-2-5 part.]

Repealed by P.L.198-2016, SEC.260.

 

IC 9-17-8Chapter 8. Repealed

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-17-8-1                formerly 9-1-2-3(a) part

9-17-8-2                formerly 9-1-2-3(a) part

9-17-8-3                formerly 9-1-2-3(a) part

9-17-8-4                formerly 9-1-2-3(b) part

9-17-8-5                formerly 9-1-2-3(b) part

9-17-8-6                formerly 9-1-2-3(b) part

9-17-8-7                formerly 9-1-2-3(b) part

9-17-8-8                formerly 9-1-2-3(b) part

9-17-8-9                formerly 9-1-2-5 part.]

Repealed by P.L.92-2013, SEC.44.

 

IC 9-18ARTICLE 18. EXPIRED

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citations:

9-18-1-1                formerly 9-1-1-2(h) part; (k) part; 9-8-12-2 part; 9-8-12-3

9-18-2-1                formerly 9-1-4-21.2(b) part; (c) part

9-18-2-2                formerly 9-1-4-21 part

9-18-2-3                formerly 9-1-4-21(b) part

9-18-2-4                formerly 9-1-4-21(c) part

9-18-2-5                formerly 9-1-4-21(c) part

9-18-2-6                formerly 9-1-4-21(d) part

9-18-2-7                formerly 9-1-4-8.1 part

9-18-2-8                formerly 9-1-4-9.1(a); (b); (c); (d); (f); (i)

9-18-2-9                formerly 9-1-1-10

9-18-2-10              formerly 9-1-2-1(a) part

9-18-2-11              formerly 9-1-4-3.5(a)

9-18-2-12              formerly 9-1-4-3.6

9-18-2-13              formerly 9-1-4-2(a) part

9-18-2-14              formerly 9-1-4-2(a) part

9-18-2-15              formerly 9-1-4-2(a) part

9-18-2-16              formerly 9-1-4-2(b);(d)

9-18-2-17              formerly 9-1-4-3

9-18-2-18              formerly 9-1-2-1.1 part

9-18-2-19              formerly 9-1-4-9.2 part

9-18-2-20              formerly 9-1-4-4

9-18-2-21              formerly 9-1-4-5

9-18-2-22              formerly 9-1-4-15

9-18-2-23              formerly 9-1-4-18 part

9-18-2-24              formerly 9-1-4-22

9-18-2-25              formerly 9-1-4-59

9-18-2-26              formerly 9-1-4-7

9-18-2-27              formerly 9-1-4-20

9-18-2-28              formerly 9-1-4-6.3

9-18-2-29              formerly 9-1-4-1

9-18-2-30              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-31              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-32              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-33              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-34              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-35              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-36              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-37              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-38              formerly 9-1-4-5.9 part

9-18-2-39              formerly 9-1-4-61

9-18-2-40              formerly 9-1-1-11 part; 9-1-4-8.1 part; 9-1-4-21.2(d) part; 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-2-41              formerly 9-1-4-21.2 part; 9-1-4-21.4

9-18-2-42              formerly 9-1-7-1 part; 9-1-7-2 part

9-18-2-43              formerly 9-9-5-5; 9-9-5-8

9-18-2-44              formerly 9-1-4-47 part; 9-1-4-53(a) part

9-18-2-45              formerly 9-1-4-53(b)

9-18-3-1                formerly 9-1-4-44(a)

9-18-3-2                formerly 9-1-4-44(b) part

9-18-3-3                formerly 9-1-4-44(b) part

9-18-3-4                formerly 9-1-4-44(c)

9-18-3-5                formerly 9-1-4-44(d)

9-18-3-6                formerly 9-1-4-44(e)

9-18-3-7                formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-4-1                formerly 9-7-1-1 part

9-18-4-2                formerly 9-7-1-1 part

9-18-4-3                formerly 9-7-1-1 part

9-18-4-4                formerly 9-7-1-1.5

9-18-4-5                formerly 9-7-1-2

9-18-4-6                formerly 9-7-1-4 part

9-18-4-7                formerly 9-7-1-4 part

9-18-4-8                formerly 9-7-1-5

9-18-5-1                formerly 9-1-4-13 part

9-18-5-2                formerly 9-1-4-13 part

9-18-5-3                formerly 9-1-4-13 part

9-18-5-4                formerly 9-1-4-13 part

9-18-5-5                formerly 9-1-4-13 part

9-18-5-6                formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-6-1                formerly 9-1-4-9.1(j)

9-18-6-2                formerly 9-1-4-23(a); 9-1-4-23(b)

9-18-6-3                formerly 9-1-4-23(c)

9-18-6-4                formerly 9-1-4-41(k) part

9-18-6-5                formerly 9-1-4-11.5

9-18-6-6                formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-7-1                formerly 9-1-4-19.1 part

9-18-7-2                formerly 9-1-4-19.2(a)

9-18-7-3                formerly 9-1-4-19.2(b)

9-18-7-4                formerly 9-1-4-19

9-18-7-5                formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-8-1                formerly 9-1-5-4 part

9-18-8-2                formerly 9-1-5-1(a) part

9-18-8-3                formerly 9-1-5-1(a) part

9-18-8-4                formerly 9-1-5-1(a) part

9-18-8-5                formerly 9-1-5-1(c) part

9-18-8-6                formerly 9-1-5-1(c) part

9-18-8-7                formerly 9-1-5-1(e)

9-18-8-8                formerly 9-1-3-7 part; 9-1-5-2 part

9-18-8-9                formerly 9-1-3-7 part; 9-1-5-2 part

9-18-8-10              formerly 9-1-3-7 part; 9-1-5-2 part

9-18-8-11              formerly 9-1-5-1(b)

9-18-8-12              formerly 9-1-5-1(d)

9-18-8-13              formerly 9-1-5-3

9-18-8-14              formerly 9-1-5-4

9-18-8-15              formerly 9-1-5-5 part

9-18-8-16              formerly 9-1-3-8

9-18-9-1                formerly 9-1-2-4 part

9-18-9-2                formerly 9-1-4-21.1(a)

9-18-9-3                formerly 9-1-4-21.1(b) part

9-18-9-4                formerly 9-1-4-41(e) part

9-18-9-5                formerly 9-1-2-5 part; 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-10-1              1991 Recodification Citation: New

9-18-10-2              formerly 9-1-4-21.1(c)

9-18-10-3              formerly 9-1-4-21.1(d)

9-18-10-4              formerly 9-1-4-21.1(e)

9-18-10-5              formerly 9-1-4-41(e) part

9-18-10-6              formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-11-1              formerly 9-7-3-3(b) part; 9-7-3-12

9-18-11-2              formerly 9-7-3-1(d) part

9-18-11-3              formerly 9-7-3-2(a)

9-18-11-4              formerly 9-7-3-3(a) part

9-18-11-5              formerly 9-7-3-3(a) part

9-18-11-6              formerly 9-7-3-3(b)

9-18-11-7              formerly 9-7-3-4

9-18-11-8              formerly 9-7-3-5

9-18-11-9              formerly 9-7-3-6 part

9-18-11-10            formerly 9-7-3-7

9-18-11-11            formerly 9-7-3-8

9-18-11-12            formerly 9-7-3-10

9-18-11-13            formerly 9-7-3-11

9-18-11-14            formerly 9-7-3-13

9-18-12-1              formerly 9-7-6-2 part

9-18-12-2              formerly 9-7-6-3

9-18-12-3              formerly 9-7-6-4(a)

9-18-12-4              formerly 9-7-6-4(b); 9-7-6-4(c)

9-18-12-5              formerly 9-7-6-5

9-18-12-6              formerly 9-7-6-7

9-18-12-7              formerly 9-7-6-6

9-18-13-1              formerly 9-7-14-3

9-18-13-2              formerly 9-7-14-5

9-18-13-3              formerly 9-7-14-6 part

9-18-13-4              formerly 9-7-14-7 part

9-18-13-5              formerly 9-7-14-9

9-18-13-6              formerly 9-7-14-10

9-18-13-7              formerly 9-7-14-11 part

9-18-13-8              formerly 9-7-14-6 part; 9-7-14-8

9-18-13-9              formerly 9-7-14-7 part

9-18-13-10            formerly 9-7-14-11 part

9-18-14-1              formerly 9-7-15-4

9-18-14-2              formerly 9-7-15-5

9-18-14-3              formerly 9-7-15-6

9-18-14-4              formerly 9-7-15-7

9-18-14-5              formerly 9-7-15-9

9-18-15-1              formerly 9-7-5.5-1

9-18-15-2              formerly 9-7-5.5-2

9-18-15-3              formerly 9-7-5.5-4

9-18-15-4              formerly 9-7-5.5-5

9-18-15-5              formerly 9-7-5.5-6(b) part

9-18-15-6              formerly 9-7-5.5-6(a); 9-7-5.5-6(b)

9-18-15-7              formerly 9-7-5.5-6(c)

9-18-15-8              formerly 9-7-5.5-6(d); 9-7-5.5-6(e)

9-18-15-9              formerly 9-7-5.5-7 part

9-18-15-10            formerly 9-7-5.5-7 part; 9-7-5.5-9

9-18-15-11            formerly 9-7-5.5-7 part

9-18-15-12            formerly 9-7-5.5-7 part

9-18-15-13            formerly 9-7-5.5-8; 9-7-5.5-8.1

9-18-15-14            formerly 9-7-5.5-10

9-18-15-15            formerly 9-7-5.5-11

9-18-16-1              formerly 9-1-4-6.1

9-18-16-2              formerly 9-1-4-6.2

9-18-16-3              formerly 9-1-4-53(c) part

9-18-17-1              formerly 9-7-3.9-1; 9-7-3.9-2

9-18-17-2              formerly 9-7-3.9-3 part

9-18-17-3              formerly 9-7-3.9-3 part

9-18-18-1              formerly 9-7-4-2

9-18-18-2              formerly 9-7-4-3; 9-7-4-4.1(b)

9-18-18-3              formerly 9-7-4-4.1(a)

9-18-18-4              formerly 9-7-4-4.1(c)

9-18-18-5              formerly 9-7-4-4.1(e)

9-18-18-6              formerly 9-7-4-4.1(f)

9-18-18-7              formerly 9-7-4-4.1(g)

9-18-19-1              formerly 9-7-10-1 part

9-18-19-2              formerly 9-7-10-2(a)

9-18-19-3              formerly 9-7-10-2(b)

9-18-20-1              formerly 9-7-9-1(a)

9-18-20-2              formerly 9-7-9-1(b)

9-18-20-3              formerly 9-7-9-2(a)

9-18-20-4              formerly 9-7-9-2(b)

9-18-21-1              formerly 9-7-13-1

9-18-21-2              formerly 9-7-13-2(a)

9-18-21-3              formerly 9-7-13-2(b)

9-18-22-1              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(a) part

9-18-22-2              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(a) part

9-18-22-3              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(a) part

9-18-22-4              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(a) part

9-18-22-5              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(a) part

9-18-22-6              formerly 9-7-4.1-1(c) part; 9-7-4.1(d) part

9-18-23-1              formerly 9-7-5-1 part

9-18-23-2              formerly 9-7-5-2 part

9-18-23-3              formerly 9-7-5-2 part

9-18-23-4              formerly 9-7-5-1 part

9-18-23-5              formerly 9-7-5-2 part

9-18-24-1              formerly 9-7-12-2

9-18-24-2              formerly 9-7-12-3

9-18-24-3              formerly 9-7-12-4

9-18-24-4              formerly 9-7-12-5

9-18-25-1              formerly 9-7-11-12

9-18-25-2              formerly 9-7-11-3

9-18-25-3              formerly 9-7-11-4

9-18-25-4              formerly 9-7-11-5

9-18-25-5              formerly 9-7-11-6 part

9-18-25-6              formerly 9-7-11-6 part

9-18-25-7              formerly 9-7-11-7

9-18-25-8              formerly 9-7-11-8

9-18-25-9              formerly 9-7-11-8.5

9-18-25-10            formerly 9-7-11-9

9-18-25-11            formerly 9-7-11-11

9-18-25-12            formerly 9-7-11-13

9-18-25-13            formerly 9-7-11-14

9-18-26-1              formerly 9-10-2-8(a) part

9-18-26-2              formerly 9-10-2-8(b)

9-18-26-3              formerly 9-10-2-8(c)

9-18-26-4              formerly 9-10-2-8(d)

9-18-26-5              formerly 9-10-2-8(e)

9-18-26-6              formerly 9-10-2-9.1(a)

9-18-26-7              formerly 9-10-2-9.1(b)

9-18-26-8              formerly 9-10-2-9.1(c)

9-18-26-9              formerly 9-10-2-9.1(d)

9-18-26-10            formerly 9-10-2-10(a)

9-18-27-1              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(a)

9-18-27-2              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(b)

9-18-27-3              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(c)

9-18-27-4              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(d)

9-18-27-5              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(e)

9-18-27-6              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(f)

9-18-27-7              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(g)

9-18-27-8              formerly 9-10-2-12.1(h)

9-18-28-1              formerly 9-1-4-14 part

9-18-28-2              formerly 9-1-4-14 part

9-18-28-3              formerly 9-1-4-14 part

9-18-28-4              formerly 9-1-4-53(c).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.262. Expired 12-31-2016 by P.L.198-2016, SEC.262.

 

IC 9-18.1ARTICLE 18.1. MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
           Ch. 1.Definitions
           Ch. 2.Application
           Ch. 3.General Procedures
           Ch. 4.Proof of Registration
           Ch. 5.Vehicle Classification and Registration Fees
           Ch. 6.Recovery Vehicles
           Ch. 7.Farm Vehicles
           Ch. 8.Military Vehicles
           Ch. 9.Vehicles Used for Official Business
           Ch. 10.Fleet Registration Program
           Ch. 11.Expiration, Replacement, and Transfer of Registrations
           Ch. 12.Temporary Permits
           Ch. 13.Department of State Revenue Registrations and Permits
           Ch. 14.Off-Road Vehicles and Snowmobiles
           Ch. 15.Transportation Infrastructure Improvement Fee

 

IC 9-18.1-1Chapter 1. Definitions
           9-18.1-1-1Applicability of chapter
           9-18.1-1-2"Declared gross weight"
           9-18.1-1-3"Distinctive license plate"
           9-18.1-1-4"License plate"
           9-18.1-1-5"Proof of registration"

 

IC 9-18.1-1-1Applicability of chapter

     Sec. 1. The following definitions apply throughout this article.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-1-2"Declared gross weight"

     Sec. 2. "Declared gross weight" means the following:

(1) For a for-hire bus, the sum of:

(A) the empty weight of the bus; plus

(B) the product of:

(i) the number of seats on the bus; multiplied by

(ii) two hundred (200) pounds.

(2) For a trailer, the empty weight of the trailer plus the weight of the heaviest load the trailer will carry during a registration year.

(3) For a truck, the empty weight of the truck plus the weight of the heaviest load the truck will carry during a registration year. The term includes a truck camper that is installed on a truck. The term does not include the weight of a vehicle towed by a truck.

(4) For a tractor used with a semitrailer, the declared gross combination weight, which is the sum of the following:

(A) The empty weight of the tractor.

(B) The empty weight of the heaviest semitrailer, or set of semitrailers, that the tractor will tow during a registration year.

(C) The heaviest load that the tractor will carry during a registration year.

(D) The heaviest load that will be carried by a semitrailer, or set of semitrailers, that the tractor will tow during a registration year.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-1-3"Distinctive license plate"

     Sec. 3. "Distinctive license plate" refers to a license plate designed and issued under IC 9-18.5.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-1-4"License plate"

     Sec. 4. "License plate" includes the following:

(1) A license plate issued under this article for display on a vehicle.

(2) A distinctive license plate designed and issued under IC 9-18.5.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-1-5"Proof of registration"

     Sec. 5. "Proof of registration" includes the following:

(1) A license plate.

(2) A decal or sticker issued by the bureau to indicate registration.

(3) A certificate of registration.

(4) Any other indication of registration issued by the bureau or the motor carrier services division of the department of state revenue.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2Chapter 2. Application
           9-18.1-2-1Applicability of article; validity of certificate or proof of registration issued under IC 9-18 (before its expiration)
           9-18.1-2-2Vehicles not required to be registered
           9-18.1-2-3Registration required for operation on highway
           9-18.1-2-4Semitrailer or trailer used with apportionable vehicle; exception
           9-18.1-2-5Vehicle operated by nonresident; exception
           9-18.1-2-6Operation of vehicle on highway by nonresident
           9-18.1-2-7Vehicle registered in another state; exception
           9-18.1-2-8Newly acquired vehicle; exception
           9-18.1-2-9Apportionable vehicle; exception
           9-18.1-2-10Actions by law enforcement officers
           9-18.1-2-11Failure to register; violation
           9-18.1-2-12Registration in other state; violation

 

IC 9-18.1-2-1Applicability of article; validity of certificate or proof of registration issued under IC 9-18 (before its expiration)

     Sec. 1. (a) This article applies after December 31, 2016.

     (b) A certificate of registration or proof of registration issued under IC 9-18 (before its expiration on December 31, 2016) remains valid until it expires or is revoked, suspended, or canceled.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-2Vehicles not required to be registered

     Sec. 2. The following vehicles are not required to be registered under this article:

(1) A vehicle that is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires but is not operated on rails or tracks.

(2) A firetruck and apparatus used for fire protection.

(3) A new motor vehicle if the new motor vehicle is being operated in Indiana solely to remove it from an accident site to a storage location because:

(A) the new motor vehicle was being transported on a railroad car or semitrailer; and

(B) the railroad car or semitrailer was involved in an accident that required the unloading of the new motor vehicle to preserve or prevent further damage to it.

(4) A vehicle that is:

(A) owned or leased; and

(B) used;

by the United States government for official government purposes.

(5) A school bus or special purpose bus that is:

(A) owned by a school corporation; and

(B) registered under IC 20-27-7.

(6) Golf carts when operated in accordance with an ordinance adopted under IC 9-21-1-3(a)(14) or IC 9-21-1-3.3(a).

(7) A vehicle that is not designed for or employed in general highway transportation of persons or property and is occasionally operated or moved over the highway, including the following:

(A) An electric personal assistive mobility device.

(B) Road construction or maintenance machinery.

(C) A movable device designed, used, or maintained to alert motorists of hazardous conditions on highways.

(D) Construction dust control machinery.

(E) A well boring apparatus.

(F) A ditch digging apparatus.

(G) An implement of agriculture designed to be operated primarily in a farm field or on farm premises.

(H) A farm tractor.

(I) A farm wagon.

(J) A tractor:

(i) that is used to move semitrailers around a terminal or a loading or spotting facility; and

(ii) for which a permit is issued under IC 6-6-4.1-13(f).

(8) An off-road vehicle or a snowmobile.

(9) A vehicle that is operated and displays a license plate in accordance with IC 9-32.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-13-2-196(b); 9-13-2-201; 9-18-1-1; 9-18-2-7(a); 9-18-3-1; 9-29-5-12.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-3Registration required for operation on highway

     Sec. 3. Except as provided in sections 4 through 9 of this chapter, a vehicle may not be operated on a highway unless the vehicle:

(1) is registered under this article; and

(2) displays proof of registration in accordance with this article.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-1(i); 9-18-2-7; 9-18-2-29(a); 9-18-2-29.5(a); 9-18-9-1(a); 18-10-1(a); subdivision (1) formerly 9-18-2-1(e); subdivision (2) formerly 9-18-2-30.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-4Semitrailer or trailer used with apportionable vehicle; exception

     Sec. 4. A semitrailer or trailer that is used in combination with a vehicle that is an apportionable vehicle under the terms of the International Registration Plan may be operated on a highway if the semitrailer or trailer is registered in accordance with the laws of a jurisdiction that participates in the International Registration Plan.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-5Vehicle operated by nonresident; exception

     Sec. 5. (a) A nonresident that owns a vehicle that:

(1) is required to be registered under this article; and

(2) is not subject to registration under the International Registration Plan;

may operate, or permit the operation of, the vehicle on a highway without registering the vehicle under this article if the vehicle is registered in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the nonresident is a resident.

     (b) The exemption granted by subsection (a) applies only to the extent that Indiana residents are granted an equivalent exemption in the jurisdiction in which the nonresident is a resident.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-2; subsection (b) formerly 9-18-2-3.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-6Operation of vehicle on highway by nonresident

     Sec. 6. A nonresident that becomes an Indiana resident may operate a vehicle on a highway for not more than sixty (60) days after becoming an Indiana resident without registering the vehicle under this article if the vehicle is registered in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the nonresident was a resident.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-1(d).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-7Vehicle registered in another state; exception

     Sec. 7. An Indiana resident that:

(1) has a legal residence in a state that is not contiguous to Indiana; and

(2) owns or operates a vehicle that is registered in accordance with the laws of the other state of legal residence;

may operate the vehicle on a highway for not more than sixty (60) days without registering the vehicle under this article.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-1(f).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-8Newly acquired vehicle; exception

     Sec. 8. A person that acquires a vehicle may operate the vehicle on a highway without registering the vehicle under this article under the following conditions:

(1) For the length of a temporary permit issued under the following:

(A) IC 9-18-7-1 (before its expiration on December 31, 2016).

(B) IC 9-18-7-4 (before its expiration on December 31, 2016).

(C) IC 9-18.1-12-2.

(D) IC 9-18.1-12-3.

(2) For not more than forty-five (45) days after the date on which the person acquires the vehicle, if the person displays on the newly acquired vehicle a valid and unexpired license plate transferred from another vehicle that the person disposes of by sale or other means. While operating the newly acquired vehicle, the person must have in the person's possession a:

(A) manufacturer's certificate of origin;

(B) certificate of title; or

(C) bill of sale;

indicating that the person owns the vehicle to which the unexpired license plates are affixed.

(3) For not more than forty-five (45) days after the date on which the person acquires the vehicle from a dealer licensed under IC 9-32, if the person displays on the newly acquired vehicle a valid and unexpired interim plate issued under IC 9-32-6-11.

(4) If the person acquires the vehicle from a person other than a dealer licensed under IC 9-32, for:

(A) not more than seventy-two (72) hours after the date of acquisition; and

(B) the sole purpose of transporting the vehicle by the most direct route from the place of acquisition to:

(i) a place of storage, including the person's residence or place of business;

(ii) an inspection station for purposes of emissions testing under IC 13-17-5-5.1(b); or

(iii) a license branch or a location operated by a full service provider (as defined in IC 9-14.1-1-2) or a partial services provider (as defined in IC 9-14.1-1-3) to register the vehicle under this article.

While operating the vehicle, the person must have in the person's possession a certificate of title indicating that the person owns the vehicle.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subdivision (2) formerly 9-18-6-5; subdivision (3) formerly 9-18-6-4; subdivision (4) formerly 9-18-7-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-9Apportionable vehicle; exception

     Sec. 9. A person may operate a vehicle that is an apportionable vehicle under the terms of the International Registration Plan upon a highway if the vehicle is registered under the International Registration Plan with a valid and unexpired cab card.

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-10Actions by law enforcement officers

     Sec. 10. (a) Subject to subsection (b), a law enforcement officer authorized to enforce motor vehicle laws who discovers a vehicle that is operated in violation of this chapter may:

(1) take the license plate displayed on the vehicle into the officer's custody;

(2) take the vehicle into the officer's custody;

(3) cause the vehicle to be taken to and stored in a suitable place; or

(4) take any combination of the actions described in subdivisions (1), (2), and (3);

until the proper certificate of registration and license plates for the vehicle are procured or the legal owner of the vehicle is found.

     (b) A farm vehicle that is carrying perishable fruits or vegetables or livestock may not be impounded, and the operator may proceed to the point of destination after having been stopped by a law enforcement officer under this section.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-43(a); subsection (b) formerly 9-18-2-43(b); 9-21-21-7.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-11Failure to register; violation

     Sec. 11. A person that fails to register a vehicle that is required to be registered under this chapter commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-1(j); 9-18-2-7(g); 9-18-2-7(h).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-2-12Registration in other state; violation

     Sec. 12. A person that knowingly or intentionally owns a motor vehicle that is registered outside Indiana but that is required to be registered in Indiana commits a Class B misdemeanor.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-45.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3Chapter 3. General Procedures
           9-18.1-3-1Application; violation
           9-18.1-3-2Certificate of title required; violation
           9-18.1-3-3Identification number required
           9-18.1-3-4Payment of or exemption from excise tax
           9-18.1-3-5Proof of financial responsibility required
           9-18.1-3-6Vehicles bureau may not register
           9-18.1-3-7Withholding registration of vehicle used in commission of toll violation; reinstatement; fee
           9-18.1-3-8Suspension of registration; notice; reinstatement
           9-18.1-3-9Donations to anatomical gift promotion fund
           9-18.1-3-10Genuineness, regularity, and legality of application

 

IC 9-18.1-3-1Application; violation

     Sec. 1. (a) A person that desires to register a vehicle under this article must provide, in the form and manner prescribed by the bureau, the following information:

(1) The name of the person that owns the vehicle, or if the vehicle has been leased and is being registered in the name of the lessee instead of the owner, the name of the lessee.

(2) The person's address in Indiana, including the county, township, and municipality, on the date of the application, as follows:

(A) If the person is an individual, the person's residence address. However, if the person participates in the address confidentiality program under IC 5-26.5, the address may be a substitute address designated by the office of the attorney general under IC 5-26.5.

(B) If the person is not an individual, the person's principal office in Indiana.

(C) If the person does not have a physical residence or office in Indiana, the county, township, and municipality, in Indiana where the vehicle will be primarily operated.

(3) A brief description of the vehicle to be registered, including the identification number and the color of the vehicle.

(4) Any other information required by the bureau, including:

(A) the manufacturer's rated capacity for the vehicle;

(B) a statement of the vehicle's intended use;

(C) the vehicle's odometer reading; and

(D) the declared gross weight of the vehicle.

     (b) An application to register a vehicle that is made through the United States mail or by electronic means is not required to be sworn to or notarized.

     (c) A person may apply on behalf of another person to register a vehicle under this article. However, the application must be signed and verified by the person in whose name the vehicle is to be registered.

     (d) A person that makes a false statement in an application to register a vehicle under this article commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-4-5; subsection (a) formerly 9-18-2-16(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.109.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-2Certificate of title required; violation

     Sec. 2. (a) This section does not apply to the following:

(1) Special machinery.

(2) A motor vehicle that was designed to have a maximum design speed of not more than twenty-five (25) miles per hour and that was built, constructed, modified, or assembled by a person other than the manufacturer.

(3) Snowmobiles.

(4) Motor driven cycles.

     (b) The bureau may not register a vehicle unless the person applying for the certificate of registration:

(1) applies at the same time or within the immediately preceding forty-five (45) days for a certificate of title for the vehicle; or

(2) presents satisfactory evidence that a certificate of title has been previously issued to the person that covers the vehicle.

     (c) If the bureau at any time determines that a certificate of title for a vehicle cannot be issued or is invalid, the bureau:

(1) shall not issue or furnish; or

(2) may invalidate;

the certificate of registration for the vehicle.

     (d) A person that operates a vehicle for which a certificate of registration is required without a valid certificate of registration commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-17-1-1(a); subsection (b) formerly 9-18-2-10(a); subsection (c) formerly 9-18-2-10(b).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-3Identification number required

     Sec. 3. The bureau may not register a vehicle that does not have an identification number.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-34.1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-4Payment of or exemption from excise tax

     Sec. 4. The bureau may not register a vehicle unless the registrant:

(1) pays the applicable excise tax for the vehicle under IC 6-6; or

(2) provides proof in a manner acceptable to the bureau that the vehicle is exempt from excise taxes under IC 6-6.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-5Proof of financial responsibility required

     Sec. 5. The bureau may not register a motor vehicle unless the person applying for registration provides proof of financial responsibility that is in effect in the amounts specified in IC 9-25 at the time the application for registration is made.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-11.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-6Vehicles bureau may not register

     Sec. 6. The bureau may not register the following vehicles:

(1) A vehicle that:

(A) is subject under rules adopted under air pollution control laws (as defined in IC 13-11-2-6) to:

(i) inspection of vehicle air pollution control equipment; and

(ii) testing of emission characteristics; and

(B) has not been:

(i) inspected; and

(ii) certified by an inspection station under IC 13-17-5-5.1(b) that the air pollution equipment is not in a tampered condition and the vehicle meets air emission control standards.

(2) A motor vehicle that does not comply with applicable motor vehicle equipment requirements under IC 9-19.

(3) A motor vehicle that does not comply with applicable operational and equipment specifications described in 49 CFR 571.

(4) A private bus that does not have an unexpired certificate indicating compliance with an inspection program established under IC 9-19-22-3.

(5) A school bus or special purpose bus that does not have an unexpired certificate of inspection under IC 20-27-7-3.

(6) A farm wagon.

(7) A farm tractor.

(8) A golf cart.

(9) An implement of agriculture designed to be operated primarily in a farm field or on farm premises.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-1-1(a); 9-18-2-12; subdivision (4) formerly 9-18-2-8(g); subdivision (5) formerly 9-18-2-8.5.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-7Withholding registration of vehicle used in commission of toll violation; reinstatement; fee

     Sec. 7. (a) Upon receiving notice, as described in IC 9-21-3.5-10(c), of the failure of an owner of a vehicle to pay a fine, charge, or other assessment for a toll violation documented under IC 9-21-3.5-12, the bureau shall withhold the annual registration of the vehicle that was used in the commission of the toll violation until the owner pays the fine, charge, or other assessment, plus any applicable fees, to:

(1) the bureau; or

(2) the appropriate authority under IC 9-21-3.5 that is responsible for the collection of fines, charges, or other assessments for toll violations under IC 9-21-3.5.

If the owner pays the fine, charge, or assessment, plus any applicable fees, to the bureau as described in subdivision (1), the bureau shall remit the appropriate amount to the appropriate authority under IC 9-21-3.5 that is responsible for the collection of fines, charges, assessments, or fees for toll violations under IC 9-21-3.5.

     (b) Upon receiving notice, as described in IC 9-21-3.5-15(d), of the failure of an owner of a vehicle to pay a fine, charge, or other assessment for a toll violation documented under IC 9-21-3.5-12 or IC 9-21-3.5-14, the bureau shall withhold the annual registration of the vehicle that was used in the commission of the toll violation until the owner pays the fine, charge, or other assessment, plus any applicable fees, to:

(1) the operator of the private toll facility; or

(2) a person designated by the operator of the private toll facility to collect fines, charges, or other assessments for toll violations under IC 9-21-3.5;

as applicable. The bureau may impose a fee to reinstate an annual registration that was withheld under this subsection.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-17.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-8Suspension of registration; notice; reinstatement

     Sec. 8. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), upon receipt of written notice under IC 13-17-5-8 of a violation of IC 13-17-5-1, IC 13-17-5-3, or IC 13-17-5-4, the bureau shall suspend the registration of the vehicle identified in the notice.

     (b) The bureau may decline to suspend the registration of the vehicle pending verification of the statements set forth in the written notice.

     (c) The bureau shall promptly notify a vehicle's owner of the suspension of the vehicle's registration under this section.

     (d) Except as provided in subsection (e), upon the:

(1) receipt of written notice under IC 13-17-5-8 that the violation of IC 13-17-5-1, IC 13-17-5-3, or IC 13-17-5-4 has been corrected; or

(2) presentation of evidence to the bureau establishing that the violation of IC 13-17-5-1, IC 13-17-5-3, or IC 13-17-5-4 has been corrected;

the bureau shall reinstate the registration of the vehicle.

     (e) The bureau may decline to reinstate the registration of the vehicle pending verification of the statements set forth in a written notice provided under subsection (d)(1).

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-39.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-9Donations to anatomical gift promotion fund

     Sec. 9. A person that registers a vehicle may indicate the person's desire to donate money to organizations that promote the procurement of organs for anatomical gifts. The bureau must:

(1) allow the person registering the vehicle to indicate the amount the person desires to donate; and

(2) provide that the minimum amount a person may donate is one dollar ($1).

Funds collected under this section shall be deposited with the treasurer of state in a special account. The auditor of state shall monthly distribute the money in the special account to the anatomical gift promotion fund established by IC 16-19-3-26. The bureau may deduct from the funds collected under this subdivision the costs incurred by the bureau in implementing and administering this subdivision.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-16(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-3-10Genuineness, regularity, and legality of application

     Sec. 10. (a) The bureau shall use due diligence in examining and determining the genuineness, regularity, and legality of the following:

(1) Information provided by a person as part of a request for the registration of a vehicle.

(2) A request for any type of license plate required under this title for the operation of a vehicle upon a highway.

(3) Any other application or request made to the bureau under this article or IC 9-18.5.

     (b) The bureau may:

(1) make investigations or require additional information; and

(2) reject an application or request;

if the bureau is not satisfied of the genuineness, regularity, or legality of an application or the truth of a statement contained in an application or request, or for any other reason.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-9.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4Chapter 4. Proof of Registration
           9-18.1-4-1Registration; proof of registration
           9-18.1-4-2Requirement to carry certificate of registration; violation
           9-18.1-4-3Display of proof of registration; rules
           9-18.1-4-4Display of license plates; violation
           9-18.1-4-5Operation of vehicle on highway without proper proof of registration; violation
           9-18.1-4-6Transfer of ownership of vehicle; expiration of registration
           9-18.1-4-7Proof of registration remains property of bureau
           9-18.1-4-8Sale of false certificate of registration; violation

 

IC 9-18.1-4-1Registration; proof of registration

     Sec. 1. (a) If the bureau determines that a person applying for registration is entitled to register the vehicle, the bureau shall:

(1) register the vehicle described in the application;

(2) issue the person a certificate of registration; and

(3) issue proof of registration for display on the vehicle.

     (b) The bureau may issue under subsection (a)(3):

(1) a regular license plate under this article; or

(2) if the person satisfies the applicable requirements under IC 9-18.5, a distinctive license plate designed and issued under IC 9-18.5.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 9-18-2-8(b); 9-18-2-17(a); 9-18-2-20(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-2Requirement to carry certificate of registration; violation

     Sec. 2. (a) The bureau shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 regarding the size, character, and content of a certificate of registration.

     (b) A certificate of registration or a legible reproduction of the certificate of registration must be carried:

(1) in the vehicle to which the registration refers; or

(2) by the individual operating or in control of the vehicle, who shall display the registration upon the demand of a police officer.

     (c) An individual who fails to carry a certificate of registration or a legible reproduction of a certificate of registration as required under subsection (b) commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-20; 9-18-9-3; subsection (b) formerly 9-18-2-21.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-3Display of proof of registration; rules

     Sec. 3. The bureau shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 regarding the size, character, display, mounting, securing, content, issuance, replacement, and life cycle of license plates, temporary license plates, renewal stickers, and other proof of registration.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-8; 9-18-2-25; 9-18-2-32; 9-18-2-33; 9-18-2-36; 9-18-2-38; 9-18-2-47; 9-18-2-49; 9-18-9-3; 9-18-13-1.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-4Display of license plates; violation

     Sec. 4. (a) License plates, including temporary license plates, shall be displayed as follows:

(1) For a tractor, a dump truck, or a truck with a rear-mounted forklift or a mechanism to carry a rear-mounted forklift or implement, upon the front of the vehicle.

(2) For every other vehicle, upon the rear of the vehicle.

     (b) A license plate shall be:

(1) securely fastened, in a horizontal position, to the vehicle for which the plate is issued:

(A) to prevent the license plate from swinging;

(B) at a height of at least twelve (12) inches from the ground, measuring from the bottom of the license plate; and

(C) in a place and position that are clearly visible;

(2) maintained free from foreign materials and in a condition to be clearly legible; and

(3) not obstructed or obscured by tires, bumpers, accessories, or other opaque objects.

     (c) An interim license plate issued or used by a dealer licensed under IC 9-32 or used by a manufacturer must be displayed:

(1) in the manner required under subsection (a) for the type of vehicle on which the interim license plate is displayed; or

(2) in a location on the left side of a window that is:

(A) facing the rear of the motor vehicle; and

(B) clearly visible and unobstructed.

A plate displayed under subdivision (2) must be affixed to the window of the motor vehicle.

     (d) A person that violates this section commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-18-2-26; subsection (c) formerly 9-32-6-11(f).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-5Operation of vehicle on highway without proper proof of registration; violation

     Sec. 5. (a) A vehicle required to be registered under this article may not be used or operated on a highway if the vehicle displays any of the following:

(1) A license plate belonging to any other vehicle.

(2) A fictitious registration number.

(3) A sign or placard bearing the words "license applied for" or "in transit" or other similar signs.

     (b) A person that operates a vehicle in violation of subsection (a) commits a Class C infraction.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-27.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-6Transfer of ownership of vehicle; expiration of registration

     Sec. 6. (a) If the ownership of a vehicle registered under this article is transferred, except a transfer from a manufacturer or a dealer licensed under IC 9-32:

(1) the registration of the vehicle expires; and

(2) the person transferring ownership of the vehicle shall remove the license plate and certificate of registration from the vehicle.

     (b) Not more than thirty (30) days after a transfer of ownership of a vehicle registered under this article, the person transferring ownership of the vehicle may deliver:

(1) the certificate of registration of the vehicle; and

(2) proof of the transfer of ownership of the vehicle;

to the bureau. Upon receipt of the certificate of registration and proof of transfer, the bureau shall indicate in the records of the bureau that the person has transferred ownership of the vehicle. A copy of a certificate of title endorsed under IC 9-17-3-3.4 constitutes proof of transfer of ownership under subdivision (2).

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-6-4(a).]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326. Amended by P.L.3-2017, SEC.2; P.L.256-2017, SEC.110.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-7Proof of registration remains property of bureau

     Sec. 7. A license plate or other proof of registration issued by the bureau under this article or IC 9-18.5:

(1) remains the property of the bureau; and

(2) may be revoked, canceled, or repossessed as provided by law.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-31.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-4-8Sale of false certificate of registration; violation

     Sec. 8. A person that knowingly sells, offers to sell, buys, possesses, or offers as genuine a certificate of registration for a vehicle that is required to be issued by the bureau and has not been issued by the:

(1) bureau under this article; or

(2) appropriate governmental authority of another state;

commits a Class C misdemeanor.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-18-2-44.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-5Chapter 5. Vehicle Classification and Registration Fees
           9-18.1-5-1Classification of vehicles by bureau
           9-18.1-5-2Passenger motor vehicles; fee
           9-18.1-5-3Motor cycle or motor driven cycle; fee
           9-18.1-5-4Not-for-hire bus; fee
           9-18.1-5-5Collector vehicle; fee
           9-18.1-5-6Recreational vehicle; fee
           9-18.1-5-7Special machinery; fee
           9-18.1-5-8Trailer; fee
           9-18.1-5-9Truck, tractor used with semitrailer, or for-hire bus; fee
           9-18.1-5-10Semitrailers; fee; permanent registration
           9-18.1-5-10.5International Registration Plan; distribution of fee revenue
           9-18.1-5-11Partial year registration
           9-18.1-5-12Supplemental fee; electric vehicles; hybrid vehicles

 

IC 9-18.1-5-1Classification of vehicles by bureau

     Sec. 1. (a) The bureau shall classify each vehicle that is eligible to be registered under this title based on:

(1) the application submitted under IC 9-18.1-3;

(2) this title; and

(3) rules adopted by the bureau under IC 4-22-2.

     (b) If the bureau is unable to classify a motor vehicle that is eligible to be registered under this title, the bureau shall classify the vehicle as a truck.

     (c) If the bureau is unable to classify a vehicle without motive power that is eligible to be registered under this title, the bureau shall classify the vehicle as a trailer.

     (d) The bureau shall classify a tractor that is not used with a semitrailer as a truck.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: subsection (b) formerly 9-29-1-7.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326.

 

IC 9-18.1-5-2Passenger motor vehicles; fee

     Sec. 2. (a) The bureau shall classify the following as a passenger motor vehicle, regardless of the vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating:

(1) A low speed vehicle.

(2) A hearse.

(3) A motor vehicle that is funeral equipment and used in the operation of funeral services (as defined in IC 25-15-2-17).

(4) A medical services vehicle.

     (b) The fee to register a passenger motor vehicle is twenty-one dollars and thirty-five cents ($21.35). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) to the state police building account.

(2) Thirty cents ($0.30) to the spinal cord and brain injury fund.

(3) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(4) Two dollars and ninety cents ($2.90) to the highway, road and street fund.

(5) Three dollars ($3) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(6) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(7) Three dollars and ten cents ($3.10) to the commission fund.

(8) Any remaining amount to the motor vehicle highway account.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-5-1; subsection (a) formerly 9-13-2-123; 9-29-1-8.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.111.

 

IC 9-18.1-5-3Motor cycle or motor driven cycle; fee

     Sec. 3. The fee to register a motorcycle or motor driven cycle is twenty-six dollars and thirty-five cents ($26.35). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) to the state police building account.

(2) Thirty cents ($0.30) to the spinal cord and brain injury fund.

(3) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(4) Two dollars and ninety cents ($2.90) to the highway, road and street fund.

(5) Four dollars ($4) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(6) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(7) Three dollars and ten cents ($3.10) to the commission fund.

(8) Seven dollars ($7) to the motorcycle operator safety education fund.

(9) Any remaining amount to the motor vehicle highway account.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citation: 9-29-5-2.]

As added by P.L.198-2016, SEC.326. Amended by P.L.256-2017, SEC.112.

 

IC 9-18.1-5-4Not-for-hire bus; fee

     Sec. 4. The fee to register a not-for-hire bus is sixteen dollars and thirty-five cents ($16.35). The fee shall be distributed as follows:

(1) Twenty-five cents ($0.25) to the state police building account.

(2) Fifty cents ($0.50) to the state motor vehicle technology fund.

(3) Two dollars and ninety cents ($2.90) to the highway, road and street fund.

(4) Four dollars ($4) to the crossroads 2000 fund.

(5) One dollar and twenty-five cents ($1.25) to the integrated public safety communications fund.

(6) Three dollars and ten cents ($3.10) to the commission fund.

(7) Any remaining amount to the motor vehicle highway account.

[Pre-2016 Revision Citations: 9-29-5-7.5; 9-29-5-8; 9