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Sec. 13-79.  Defense in proceedings for violations due to standing or parking of vehicles.
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(a) This section does not apply in any proceeding concerning a standing or parking citation issued by a police authority operating under the jurisdiction of an airport authority.

(b) It is a defense in a proceeding to enforce an ordinance, or a statute defining an infraction, concerning the standing or parking of vehicles if the owner:

(1) Proves that at the time of the alleged violation he was engaged in the business of renting or leasing vehicles under written agreements;

(2) Proves that at the time of the alleged violation the vehicle was in the care, custody, or control of a person (other than the owner or an employee of the owner) pursuant to a written agreement for the rental or lease of the vehicle for a period of sixty (60) days or less; and

(3) Provides to the traffic violations bureau or court that has jurisdiction the name and address of the person who was renting or leasing the vehicle at the time of the alleged violation.

(c) The owner of a vehicle may establish proof under subsection (b)(2) by submitting, within thirty (30) days after he receives notice by mail of:

(1) The parking ticket; or

(2) The infraction violation;

a copy of the rental or lease agreement to the traffic violations bureau or court that has jurisdiction.

State law reference—Similar provisions, IC 9-4-1-28.1.

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