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IC 8-1-8.3
     Chapter 8.3. Public Utility Employees; Utility Service Interruption Emergencies

IC 8-1-8.3-1
"Commercial driver's license" defined
    
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "commercial driver's license" has the meaning set forth in IC 9-13-2-29.
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.

IC 8-1-8.3-2
"Commercial motor vehicle" defined
    
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "commercial motor vehicle" has the meaning set forth in IC 9-13-2-31.
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.

IC 8-1-8.3-3
"Public utility" defined
    
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "public utility" has the meaning set forth in IC 8-1-2-1(a).
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.

IC 8-1-8.3-4
"Utility service interruption emergency" defined
    
Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "utility service interruption emergency" means an outage or interruption of utility service in Indiana, including a near term threat or occurrence of a meteorological or other condition reasonably likely to result in outages or service interruption. A utility service interruption emergency:
        (1) is declared to exist within the meaning of 49 CFR 390.23 when a public utility receives:
            (A) notice of or a request to respond to an outage or a service interruption; or
            (B) notice of the existence of conditions reasonably likely to result in an outage or a service interruption; and
        (2) continues until:
            (A) the necessary maintenance or repair work is completed; and
            (B) personnel used to perform necessary maintenance or repair work have returned to their respective normal work routines.
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.

IC 8-1-8.3-5
"Utility service vehicle" defined
    
Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "utility service vehicle" has the meaning set forth in 49 CFR 395.2.
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.


IC 8-1-8.3-6
Utility service interruption emergency worker; maximum hours of service
    
Sec. 6. An individual who:
        (1) is the holder of a commercial driver's license;
        (2) is:
            (A) an employee;
            (B) an employee of a contractor; or
            (C) an employee of a subcontractor;
        of a public utility in an employment capacity in which the commercial driver's license is used; and
        (3) operates a commercial motor vehicle as a utility service vehicle and engages in intrastate maintenance or repair work in response to a utility service interruption emergency;
is exempt from any regulation of the maximum hours of service that the employee may work under 49 CFR 395.
As added by P.L.42-2004, SEC.1.