2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 35. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 45. OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, ORDER, AND DECENCY
CHAPTER 3. LITTERING AND POLLUTION
Chapter 3. Littering and Pollution
(Repealed by P.L.137-2007, SEC.37.)
Littering a Class B infraction; littering as a Class A infraction when certain bodies of water involved; "refuse" defined; littering from a moving vehicle
Sec. 2. (a) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally places or leaves refuse on property of another person, except in a container provided for refuse, commits littering, a Class B infraction. However, the offense is a Class A infraction if the refuse is placed or left in, on, or within one hundred (100) feet of a body of water that is under the jurisdiction of the:
(1) department of natural resources; or
(2) United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Notwithstanding IC 34-28-5-4(a), a judgment of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) shall be imposed for each Class A infraction committed under this section.
(b) "Refuse" includes solid and semisolid wastes, dead animals, and offal.
(c) Evidence that littering was committed from a moving vehicle other than a public conveyance constitutes prima facie evidence that it was committed by the operator of that vehicle.
As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.5. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.75; P.L.155-1985, SEC.2; P.L.137-2007, SEC.36; P.L.231-2007, SEC.4.
Throwing burning material from a moving motor vehicle
Sec. 3. A person who throws from a moving motor vehicle:
(1) a lighted cigarette, cigar, or match; or
(2) other burning material;
commits a Class A infraction.
As added by P.L.35-2002, SEC.1.
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