2006 Ohio Revised Code - 2919.24. Contributing to unruliness or delinquency of a child.
(A) No person, including a parent, guardian, or other custodian of a child, shall do any of the following:
(1) Aid, abet, induce, cause, encourage, or contribute to a child or a ward of the juvenile court becoming an unruly child, as defined in section 2151.022 of the Revised Code, or a delinquent child, as defined in section 2152.02 of the Revised Code;
(2) Act in a way tending to cause a child or a ward of the juvenile court to become an unruly child, as defined in section 2151.022 of the Revised Code, or a delinquent child, as defined in section 2152.02 of the Revised Code;
(3) If the person is the parent, guardian, or custodian of a child who has the duties under Chapters 2152. and 2950. of the Revised Code to register, register a new residence address, and periodically verify a residence address, and, if applicable, to send a notice of intent to reside, and if the child is not emancipated, as defined in section 2919.121 of the Revised Code, fail to ensure that the child complies with those duties under Chapters 2152. and 2950. of the Revised Code.
(B) Whoever violates this section is guilty of contributing to the unruliness or delinquency of a child, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Each day of violation of this section is a separate offense.
HISTORY: 141 v H 349 (Eff 3-6-86); 148 v S 179, § 3 (Eff 1-1-2002); 149 v S 3. Eff 1-1-2002; 150 v S 5, § 1, eff. 7-31-03.
The provisions of § 7 of S.B. 5 (150 v - ) read as follows:
SECTION 7. (A)
Section 2919.24 of the Revised Code is presented in Section 1 of this act as a composite of the section as amended by Am. Sub. S.B. 3 of the 124th General Assembly and Am. Sub. S.B. 179 of the 123rd General Assembly. The General Assembly, applying the principle stated in division (B) of
section 1.52 of the Revised Code that amendments are to be harmonized if reasonably capable of simultaneous operation, finds that the composites are the resulting versions of the sections in effect prior to the effective date of the sections as presented in Section 1 of this act.
Effect of Amendments
S.B. 5, Acts 2003, effective July 31, 2003, in (A)(3), inserted "and, if applicable, to send a notice of intent to reside," and made minor stylistic changes.
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