2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 35. Criminal Law and Procedure
CHAPTER 10. Children and Firearms
35-47-10-7. Permitting child to possess a firearm

Universal Citation: IN Code § 35-47-10-7 (2017)
IC 35-47-10-7 Permitting child to possess a firearm

     Sec. 7. A child's parent or legal guardian who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly permits the child to possess a firearm:

(1) while:

(A) aware of a substantial risk that the child will use the firearm to commit a felony; and

(B) failing to make reasonable efforts to prevent the use of a firearm by the child to commit a felony; or

(2) when the child has been convicted of a crime of violence or has been adjudicated as a juvenile for an offense that would constitute a crime of violence if the child were an adult;

commits dangerous control of a child, a Level 5 felony. However, the offense is a Level 4 felony if the child's parent or legal guardian has a prior conviction under this section.

As added by P.L.140-1994, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.203-1996, SEC.6; P.L.158-2013, SEC.604.


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