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Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Abandoned vehicles. Provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally abandon a motor vehicle. Specifies that the last titled owner of an abandoned vehicle is responsible for: (1) the abandoned vehicle; and (2) all costs incidental to the removal, storage, or disposal of the abandoned vehicle or its parts. Provides certain exceptions. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) may not issue or renew an operator's license for an applicant who: (1) abandons a vehicle; and (2) fails to fully pay all costs and fines associated with the abandonment of the vehicle. Provides that the bureau may not Abandoned vehicles. Provides that a person may not knowingly or intentionally abandon a motor vehicle. Specifies that the last titled owner of an abandoned vehicle is responsible for: (1) the abandoned vehicle; and (2) all costs incidental to the removal, storage, or disposal of the abandoned vehicle or its parts. Provides certain exceptions. Provides that the bureau of motor vehicles (bureau) may not issue or renew an operator's license for an applicant who: (1) abandons a vehicle; and (2) fails to fully pay all costs and fines associated with the abandonment of the vehicle. Provides that the bureau may not register a motor vehicle to a registrant who: (1) abandons a vehicle; and (2) fails to fully pay all costs and fines associated with the abandonment of the vehicle. Allows the bureau to withhold the annual registration of a vehicle registered to an individual who: (1) abandons a vehicle; and (2) fails to fully pay all costs and fines associated with the abandonment of the vehicle. Provides the bureau with rulemaking authority. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments. ... View more