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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #21-460

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 140 IAC 1-9-1, 140 IAC 1-9-3, 140 IAC 1-9-4, and 140 IAC 1-9-5 to reduce fraud through the inclusion of the certificate of title. Adds a new section 140 IAC 1-10-1 to create efficiency in the material error review process. Amends 140 IAC 2-1-14 to extend the license plate life cycle. Amends 140 IAC 4-1.1-1, 140 IAC 4-1.2-2, 140 IAC 4-1.2-3, 140 IAC 4-1.3-1, 140 IAC 4-4-1.1, 140 IAC 4-4-7, 140 IAC 4-5-1, and 140 IAC 7-3-3.5 to update terminology. Amends 140 IAC 4-1.3-2 to clarify the procedure of license verification during driver training. Amends 140 IAC 4-1.3-3 to update terminology and reduce driver's education program instructor administrative requirements. Amends 140 IAC 4-1.4-1 to clarify the BMV's replacement driver training school license process. Amends 140 IAC 4-1.5-3 to reduce BMV scheduling requirements for driver school audits. Amends 140 IAC 4-2-1 to provide a hardship waiver for practice driving requirements. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-1.2 to update driver training school training requirements. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-1.3 to increase driver training school vehicle safety features. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-6 to reduce learner's permit limitations. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-8 to update the driver education test result submission process. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-9 to increase driver schools' capabilities and changes learner's permit holder's rights and obligations before full licensure. Amends 140 IAC 4-4-11 to update driving skills test standards. Amends 140 IAC 4-5-2 to update the vision screening process. Amends 140 IAC 7-1.1-3 to change replacement credential requirements and update credential design. Amends 140 IAC 7-3-17.5 to make technical corrections and updates to maintain federal regulation compliance. Adds a new section 140 IAC 7-6-1 to provide rules for an emergency contact database. Amends 140 IAC 8-3-29 to direct the deposit of certain fees. Adds a new section 140 IAC 8-6-1 to provide limitations on testing in license branches. Repeals 140 IAC 9-4-8 to remove motorboat registration regulations. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher. Questions and comments may be directed to the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule at the contact information provided below. Statutory authority: IC 9-14-8-3; IC 9-24.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Casey Klippel, Staff Attorney
Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Indiana Government Center North
100 North Senate Avenue, Room N404
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 233-3164

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-6 is:
Greg Lannan
Small Business Ombudsman
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 601-8892
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-6, specifically IC 5-28-17-6(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 10/13/2021 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20211013-IR-140210460NIA
Composed: Feb 04,2023 8:01:33PM EST
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