Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1804

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-45-1-3.

Synopsis: Threats against persons or property in schools. Expands the offense of disorderly conduct to include acts of a person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally disrupts or interferes with the lawful activity of a school by threatening to inflict harm upon a person or damage property within or associated with the school.

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Mellinger




    January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1804



    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 35-45-1-3; (01)IN1804.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-45-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3. A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally:
        (1) engages in fighting or in tumultuous conduct;
        (2) makes unreasonable noise and continues to do so after being asked to stop; or
        (3) disrupts a lawful assembly of persons; or
        (4) disrupts or significantly interferes with the lawful activity of a school by communicating a threat to:
            (A) inflict harm upon a person; or

             (B) damage property;
        within or associated with the school;

commits disorderly conduct, a Class B misdemeanor.