HOUSE BILL No. 1547
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Synopsis: Laser pointers. Amends the definition of "public safety
officer" to include a town police officer, for purposes of making it a
crime to direct a laser pointer at a town police officer without the
Effective: July 1, 2001.
January 11, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.
First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1547
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
criminal law and procedure.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 35-47-4.5-3; (01)IN1547.1.1. -->
, AS ADDED BY P.L.70-2000,
SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "public safety officer"
(1) a state police officer;
(2) a county sheriff;
(3) a county police officer;
(4) a correctional officer;
(5) an excise police officer;
(6) a county police reserve officer;
(7) a city police officer;
(8) a city police reserve officer;
(9) a town police officer;
a conservation enforcement officer;
a town marshal;
a deputy town marshal;
a state university police officer appointed under
(13) (14) a probation officer;
(14) (15) a firefighter (as defined in
(15) (16) an emergency medical technician; or
(16) (17) a paramedic.