HOUSE BILL No. 1100
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 35-44-3-9.5.
Synopsis: Inmate possession of a cellular device prohibited. Makes it
a Class C felony for a person incarcerated in a penal facility to possess
a cellular telephone or other wireless or cellular communications
Effective: July 1, 2010.
January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public
Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1100
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 35-44-3-9.5; (10)IN1100.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 35-44-3-9.5 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 9.5. A person who
knowingly or intentionally while incarcerated in a penal facility
(1) a device, equipment, a chemical substance, or other material
(1) (A) is used; or
(2) (B) is intended to be used;
in a manner that is readily capable of causing bodily injury; or
(2) a cellular telephone or other wireless or cellular
commits a Class C felony. However, the offense is a Class B felony if
the device, equipment, chemical substance, or other material is a
SOURCE: ; (10)IN1100.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010] IC 35-44-3-9.5, as
amended by this act, applies only to crimes committed after June