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Indiana Code
IC 35-45-4
     Chapter 4. Indecent Acts and Prostitution

IC 35-45-4-0.1
Application of certain amendments to chapter
     Sec. 0.1. The following amendments to this chapter apply as follows:
       (1) The amendments made to section 1 of this chapter by P.L.123-2003 apply only to acts committed after June 30, 2003.
       (2) The addition of section 1.5 of this chapter by P.L.123-2003 applies only to acts committed after June 30, 2003.
       (3) The enhanced penalty under section 5(b)(2) of this chapter, as added by P.L.7-2005, applies only if at least one (1) of the offenses is committed after June 30, 2005.

    As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.605.

IC 35-45-4-1
Public indecency
     Sec. 1. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally, in a public place:
       (1) engages in sexual intercourse;
       (2) engages in deviate sexual conduct;
       (3) appears in a state of nudity with the intent to arouse the sexual desires of the person or another person; or
       (4) fondles the person's genitals or the genitals of another person;
commits public indecency, a Class A misdemeanor.
   (b) A person at least eighteen (18) years of age who knowingly or intentionally, in a public place, appears in a state of nudity with the intent to be seen by a child less than sixteen (16) years of age commits public indecency, a Class A misdemeanor.
   (c) However, the offense under subsection (a) or subsection (b) is a Class D felony if the person who commits the offense has a prior unrelated conviction:
       (1) under subsection (a) or (b); or
       (2) in another jurisdiction, including a military court, that is substantially equivalent to an offense described in subsection (a) or (b).
   (d) As used in this section, "nudity" means the showing of the human male or female genitals, pubic area, or buttocks with less than a fully opaque covering, the showing of the female breast with less than a fully opaque covering of any part of the nipple, or the showing of covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state.
   (e) A person who, in a place other than a public place, with the intent to be seen by persons other than invitees and occupants of that place:
       (1) engages in sexual intercourse;
       (2) engages in deviate sexual conduct;
       (3) fondles the person's genitals or the genitals of another person; or
       (4) appears in a state of nudity;
where the person can be seen by persons other than invitees and occupants of that place commits indecent exposure, a Class C misdemeanor.

    As added by Acts 1976, P.L.148, SEC.5. Amended by Acts 1977, P.L.340, SEC.76; P.L.189-1984, SEC.1; P.L.215-1997, SEC.1; P.L.121-2000, SEC.1; P.L.123-2003, SEC.2.

IC 35-45-4-1.5
Public nudity
     Sec. 1.5. (a) As used in this section, "nudity" has the meaning set forth in section 1(d) of this chapter.
   (b) A person who knowingly or intentionally appears in a public place in a state of nudity commits public nudity, a Class C misdemeanor.
   (c) A person who knowingly or intentionally appears in a public place in a state of nudity with the intent to be seen by another person commits a Class B misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Class D felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction under this subsection or under subsection (d).
   (d) A person who knowingly or intentionally appears in a state of nudity:
       (1) in or on school grounds;
       (2) in a public park; or
       (3) with the intent to arouse the sexual desires of the person or another person, in a department of natural resources owned or managed property;
commits a Class A misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Class D felony if the person has a prior unrelated conviction under this subsection or under subsection (c).

    As added by P.L.123-2003, SEC.3.

 


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