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IC 9-18-18
     Chapter 18. Disabled Veteran License Plates

IC 9-18-18-1
Individuals eligible for disabled Hoosier veteran license plate
    
Sec. 1. (a) A person may apply for, receive, and display a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate on the person's vehicle for private and personal use if the person, as the result of having served in the armed forces of the United States, has:
        (1) lost sight in both eyes or suffered permanent impairment of vision in both eyes to the extent of being eligible for service-connected compensation for the loss;
        (2) suffered the loss of one (1) or both feet or the permanent loss of use of one (1) or both feet;
        (3) suffered the loss of one (1) or both hands or the permanent loss of use of one (1) or both hands;
        (4) a United States Department of Veterans Affairs disability rating for a physical condition that precludes the person from walking without pain or difficulty; or
        (5) been rated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as being at least fifty percent (50%) disabled and is receiving service related compensation from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. At least sixty percent (60%) of the disability rating under this subdivision must be attributable to a mobility disability.
    (b) An application for a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must be accompanied by a certificate from the:
        (1) United States Department of Veterans Affairs; or
        (2) appropriate branch of the armed forces of the United States;
confirming the eligibility of the person submitting the application for the disabled Hoosier veteran license plate.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.87-2010, SEC.12; P.L.51-2013, SEC.1.

IC 9-18-18-2
Parking privileges
    
Sec. 2. (a) A person qualifying under section 1 of this chapter may not be:
        (1) charged a fee for parking in a metered space; or
        (2) assessed a penalty for parking in a metered space for longer than the time permitted.
    (b) This section does not authorize parking of a motor vehicle in a parking place during a time when parking in the space is prohibited if the prohibition is:
        (1) posted; and
        (2) authorized:
            (A) by ordinances in cities and towns; or
            (B) by order of the Indiana department of transportation.
    (c) A person other than the owner of the motor vehicle displaying a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate authorized by this chapter is

not entitled to the parking privileges authorized by this section.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.6-2009, SEC.3; P.L.87-2010, SEC.13.

IC 9-18-18-3
Implementation and administration of chapter
    
Sec. 3. The bureau:
        (1) may design and issue disabled Hoosier veteran license plates to implement this chapter; and
        (2) shall administer this chapter relating to proper certification for a person applying for a disabled Hoosier veteran license plate.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.87-2010, SEC.14.

IC 9-18-18-4
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.107-2013, SEC.4.)

IC 9-18-18-5
Eligible vehicles
    
Sec. 5. The disabled Hoosier veteran license plates authorized under this chapter shall be issued by the bureau for any classification of vehicle required to be registered under Indiana law, but the license plate may not be used for commercial vehicles.
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.87-2010, SEC.16.

IC 9-18-18-6
Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.87-2010, SEC.41.)

IC 9-18-18-7
Design of plate
    
Sec. 7. A disabled Hoosier veteran license plate must be gold in color with blue lettering and contain the following:
        (1) Identification numerals.
        (2) The words "Disabled Hoosier Veteran".
As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.6. Amended by P.L.87-2010, SEC.17.