Introduced Version




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 change.

Effective: July 1, 2002.


    January 14, 2002, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures.


Second Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2002)

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    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. -->     SECTION 1. IC 31-37-19-7 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. or
        (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 the child:
        (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 IC 11-10-2-10 , at:
        (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 crimes.
SOURCE: IC 31-37-2-6; (02)IN1282.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 31-37-2-6 IS REPEALED [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2002].