IC 35-45-9
     Chapter 9. Criminal Gang Control

IC 35-45-9-1
"Criminal gang" defined
    35-45-9-1 Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "criminal gang" means a group with at least five (5) members that specifically:
        (1) either:
            (A) promotes, sponsors, or assists in; or
            (B) participates in; or
        (2) requires as a condition of membership or continued membership;
the commission of a felony or an act that would be a felony if committed by an adult or the offense of battery (IC 35-42-2-1).
As added by P.L.180-1991, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.140-1994, SEC.5.

IC 35-45-9-2
"Threatens" defined
    35-45-9-2 Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "threatens" includes a communication made with the intent to harm a person or the person's property or any other person or the property of another person.
As added by P.L.180-1991, SEC.11.

IC 35-45-9-3
Participation in criminal gang; offense
    35-45-9-3 Sec. 3. A person who knowingly or intentionally actively participates in a criminal gang commits criminal gang activity, a Class D felony.
As added by P.L.180-1991, SEC.11.

IC 35-45-9-4
Threats; refusal to join or withdrawal from gang; intimidation offense
    35-45-9-4 Sec. 4. A person who threatens another person because the other person:
        (1) refuses to join a criminal gang; or
        (2) has withdrawn from a criminal gang;
commits criminal gang intimidation, a Class C felony.
As added by P.L.180-1991, SEC.11.

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