Citations Affected: IC 35-45-4-5.
Synopsis: Enhanced penalty for repeat voyeurs. Provides that a person
who is convicted of voyeurism a second or subsequent time commits
a Class D felony.
Effective: July 1, 2004.
January 8, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Criminal, Civil and Public
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
criminal law and procedure.
SECTION 1. IC 35-45-4-5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 5. (a) A person:
(A) peeps; or
(B) goes upon the land of another with the intent to peep;
into an occupied dwelling of another person; or
(2) who peeps into an area where an occupant of the area reasonably can be expected to disrobe, including:
(C) showers; and
(D) dressing rooms;
without the consent of the other person, commits voyeurism, a Class B misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Class D felony if it is knowingly or intentionally committed by means of a camera, a video camera, or any other type of video recording device, or if the person has a prior unrelated conviction for an offense under this section.