Current through P.L. 1-2023
Section 8-23-2-15 - "Highway work zone"; use of off duty police officers to patrol highway work zones(a) As used in this section, "highway work zone" means an area where: (1) highway construction, reconstruction, or maintenance is actually occurring; and(2) notice is posted indicating that the highway work zone is a specific area designated with signage on the highway.(b) The department may contract with the state police department or local law enforcement agencies to hire off duty police officers to patrol highway work zones. The duties of a police officer who is hired under this section: (1) are limited to those duties that the police officer normally performs while on active duty; and(2) do not include the duties of a: (c) The department shall use the money transferred to the department under IC 33-37-9-4(a)(6) to pay the costs of hiring off duty police officers to perform the duties described in subsection (b).(d) All money transferred to the department under IC 33-37-9-4(a)(6) is annually appropriated to pay off duty police officers to perform the duties described in subsection (b).Amended by P.L. 217-2014, SEC. 5, eff. 1/1/2015.As added by P.L. 64-1992, SEC.1. Amended by P.L. 4-1994, SEC.2; P.L. 132-2003, SEC.1; P.L. 98-2004, SEC.76.