2010 Indiana Code
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY
ARTICLE 11. STATE POLICE
CHAPTER 3. ENFORCEMENT OF MOTOR CARRIER LAWS

IC 10-11-3
     Chapter 3. Enforcement of Motor Carrier Laws

IC 10-11-3-1
Enforcement section established
    
Sec. 1. There is established within the department an enforcement section of twenty (20) state police officers who, on behalf of the department of state revenue, shall enforce strict compliance with IC 8-2.1.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.2.

IC 10-11-3-2
Enforcement section
    
Sec. 2. (a) The enforcement section established by section 1 of this chapter consists of the following individuals:
        (1) A chief enforcement officer.
        (2) Nineteen (19) subordinate enforcement officers.
        (3) Stenographic and clerical personnel needed to carry on the work of the section.
    (b) The superintendent shall appoint all personnel with the approval of the board. The members of the enforcement section:
        (1) must be state police officers; and
        (2) shall be selected, trained, and subject to all the provisions of and vested with all of the authority granted by IC 22-1-1, except that they shall be permanently assigned to and primarily responsible for carrying out the duties imposed by this chapter.
Upon call of the superintendent, with the approval of the governor, the police personnel assigned to the enforcement section established by this chapter shall be available for general police duty in emergency situations only.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.2.

IC 10-11-3-3
Powers
    
Sec. 3. (a) The enforcement officers employed by the enforcement section:
        (1) are vested with all necessary police powers to enforce IC 8-2.1 and rules adopted under IC 8-2.1; and
        (2) may investigate and make arrests for the violation of IC 8-2.1 or rules adopted under IC 8-2.1.
    (b) This section does not abridge or change the authority, obligation, or duty of any other law enforcement officer to enforce this chapter.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.2.

IC 10-11-3-4

Funding
    
Sec. 4. (a) Funds necessary to implement this chapter shall be derived from dedicated revenues as implemented under Public Law 89-170. Public Law 89-170 and the standards for the operation of

interstate motor carriers adopted under Public Law 89-170 are recognized and adopted.
    (b) There is appropriated from sources and other funds deposited in the motor carrier regulation fund established under IC 8-2.1-23 to the department of state revenue the sums necessary for the enforcement section established by this chapter. Operating and other expenses for the section in the discharge of duties under this chapter shall be paid from sources by the department of state revenue upon the presentation of interdepartmental billing to the department by the superintendent.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.2.

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