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(a) As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
(1) Accident response service fee. A fee imposed for the response or investigation by a law enforcement officer or agency of a motor vehicle accident.
(2) Entity. A governmental entity or agency or department of a governmental entity.
(3) Law enforcement agency. The Alabama Department of Public Safety, the police department of each incorporated city or municipality, the department of each sheriff of the state, including all deputy sheriffs, the enforcement division of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Public Service Commission, and each public agency in the state charged with the enforcement of any laws and the officers and employees of which have the power as such to make arrests. The term does not include rescue squads or volunteer fire departments.
(4) Law enforcement officer. An officer of a law enforcement agency.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no law enforcement agency, law enforcement officer, or other entity shall impose an accident response service fee on an insurance company, the driver or owner of a motor vehicle, or any other person or entity.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 13. Environment § 13-18-16-8 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-13-environment/in-code-sect-13-18-16-8/
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