HOUSE BILL No. 1282
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 31-37-2-6; IC 31-37-19-7.
Synopsis: Juvenile alcohol offenses. Repeals provision that states that
a child commits a delinquent act if the child violates the law
concerning minors and alcoholic beverages. Makes a conforming
Effective: July 1, 2002.
January 14, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1282
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
family law and juvenile law.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 31-37-19-7; (02)IN1282.1.1. -->
IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002]: Sec. 7. (a) With respect to
a wardship awarded under section 6(b)(2)(A) of this chapter, a child
may not be awarded to the department of correction if the child,
(1) except as provided by subsection (b), is
(A) less than twelve (12) years of age or
(B) at least eighteen (18) years of age
at the time of the dispositional decree.
(2) was determined to be a delinquent child because the child
violated IC 7.1-5-7.
(b) A wardship may be awarded to the department of correction if
(1) is ten (10) or eleven (11) years of age; and
(2) is found to have committed an act that would have been
murder if committed by an adult.
(c) The department of correction may not confine a delinquent child,
except as provided in
(1) an adult correctional facility; or
(2) a shelter care facility;
that houses persons charged with, imprisoned for, or incarcerated for
crimes unless the child is restricted to an area of the facility where the
child may have not more than haphazard or incidental sight or sound
contact with persons charged with, imprisoned for, or incarcerated for
SOURCE: IC 31-37-2-6; (02)IN1282.1.2. -->
IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,