Peddlers, Vendors, or Hawkers License
IC 25-25-2-1 Veterans; right to license without fee
Sec. 1. (a) This section applies to:
(1) any veteran described in IC 10-17-5-2 or IC 10-17-5-1; or
(2) any other veteran to whom this chapter applies because of the provisions of any
who holds an honorable discharge from such service issued by the proper authorities. Such
a person shall be entitled to a license to vend, hawk, and peddle goods, wares, fruits, and
merchandise in any county, city, or town in Indiana without the payment of any fee for the
license. Upon the presentation of the person's certificate and papers of discharge, properly
executed, to the auditor of any county and proving the person's identity as the person named
in the person's certificate of honorable discharge, the auditor shall issue to the former soldier
or sailor a free license to vend, hawk, and peddle goods, wares, fruits, and merchandise in
the county and in all cities and towns in the county. A fee may not be charged to the holder
of the license by the auditor, by the authorities of any city or town in the county, or by any
other officer. The license shall be full and complete authority to vend, hawk, and peddle
without the payment of any sum of money.
(b) A person who acquires a license under this section is subject to all county, city, or
town regulations and ordinances concerning vendors, hawkers, or peddlers, except for those
provisions requiring payment of money for obtaining a license.
Formerly: Acts 1895, c.121, s.1; Acts 1899, c.42, s.1. As amended by Acts 1979, P.L.247,
SEC.1; Acts 1980, P.L.38, SEC.16; P.L.16-1983, SEC.17; P.L.2-2003, SEC.66.