Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1009

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-42-3 .

Synopsis: Criminal confinement and kidnapping. Provides that a person commits kidnapping, a Class A felony, if the person: (1) confines another person while carjacking a vehicle; or (2) removes another person from one place to another with a vehicle. Increases the penalty for criminal confinement to a Class C felony, or a Class B felony if the other person is less than 14 years of age or if the offense is committed while the defendant is armed with a deadly weapon or results in serious bodily injury.

Effective: July 1, 2002.





Herrell




    January 8, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1009



    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 35-42-3-2; (02)IN1009.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-42-3-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 2. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally confines another person:
        (1) with intent to obtain ransom;
        (2) while hijacking carjacking (as set forth in IC 35-42-5-2 ) a vehicle;
        (3) with intent to obtain the release, or intent to aid in the escape, of any person from lawful detention; or
        (4) with intent to use the person confined as a shield or hostage;
commits kidnapping, a Class A felony.
    (b) A person who knowingly or intentionally removes another person, by fraud, enticement, force, or threat of force, from one place to another:
        (1) with intent to obtain ransom;
        (2) while hijacking with a vehicle;
        (3) with intent to obtain the release, or intent to aid in the escape, of any person from lawful detention; or
        (4) with intent to use the person removed as a shield or hostage;
commits kidnapping, a Class A felony.
SOURCE: IC 35-42-3-3; (02)IN1009.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 35-42-3-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 3. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally:
        (1) confines another person without the other person's consent; or
        (2) removes another person, by fraud, enticement, force, or threat of force, from one (1) place to another;
commits criminal confinement, a Class D Class C felony.
    However, the (b) The offense is a Class C Class B felony if:
         (1) the other person is less than fourteen (14) years of age and is not the person's child; or
        and a Class B felony if (2) it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon or results in serious bodily injury to another person.