Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 20

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-42-4-7.

Synopsis: Child seduction. Makes it child seduction, a Class D felony, for a person: (1) who is at least 18 years of age; (2) who is a recruiting representative for the armed forces of the United States, the Indiana National Guard, or a college or university academic or athletic program; and (3) who is attempting to enlist or enroll a child at least 16 years of age but less than 18 years of age; to engage with the child in sexual intercourse, deviate sexual conduct, or any fondling or touching with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of either the child or the adult.

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Delph, Steele




    January 8, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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SENATE BILL No. 20



    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 35-42-4-7; (07)IN0020.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-42-4-7, AS AMENDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION 228, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 7. (a) As used in this section, "adoptive parent" has the meaning set forth in IC 31-9-2-6.
    (b) As used in this section, "adoptive grandparent" means the parent of an adoptive parent.
    (c) As used in this section, "child care worker" means a person who:
        (1) provides care, supervision, or instruction to a child within the scope of the person's employment in a shelter care facility; or
        (2) is employed by a:
            (A) school corporation; or
            (B) nonpublic school;
        attended by a child who is the victim of a crime under this chapter.
    (d) As used in this section, "custodian" means any person who resides with a child and is responsible for the child's welfare.
    (e) As used in this section, "nonpublic school" has the meaning set

forth in IC 20-18-2-12.
    (f) As used in this section, "school corporation" has the meaning set forth in IC 20-18-2-16.
    (g) As used in this section, "stepparent" means an individual who is married to a child's custodial or noncustodial parent and is not the child's adoptive parent.
    (h) If a person who: is:
        (1) is at least eighteen (18) years of age; and
        (2) is:
            (A)
the:
                (A) (i) guardian, adoptive parent, adoptive grandparent, custodian, or stepparent of; or
                (B) (ii) child care worker for; or
            (B) a recruiting representative for:
                (i) the armed forces of the United States (as defined in IC 20-33-10-2) or the Indiana National Guard who is attempting to enlist; or
                (ii) a college or university academic or athletic program who is attempting to enroll;

        a child at least sixteen (16) years of age but less than eighteen (18) years of age;
engages with the child in sexual intercourse, deviate sexual conduct (as defined in IC 35-41-1-9), or any fondling or touching with the intent to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of either the child or the adult, the person commits child seduction, a Class D felony.

SOURCE: ; (07)IN0020.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007] IC 35-42-4-7, as amended by this act, applies only to offenses committed after June 30, 2007.