SENATE BILL No. 5
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 35-45-1-3.
Synopsis: Disorderly conduct at funerals. Makes disorderly conduct
a Class D felony if it occurs within 500 feet of a funeral, burial,
memorial service, funeral procession, or viewing.
Effective: July 1, 2006.
January 9, 2006, read first time and referred to Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and
Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)
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SENATE BILL No. 5
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
criminal law and procedure.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 35-45-1-3; (06)IN0005.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 35-45-1-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 3. (a)
A person who
recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally:
(1) engages in fighting or in tumultuous conduct;
(2) makes unreasonable noise and continues to do so after being
asked to stop; or
(3) disrupts a lawful assembly of persons;
commits disorderly conduct, a Class B misdemeanor.
The offense described in subsection (a)
is a Class D
felony if it:
adversely affects airport security; and
is committed in an airport (as defined in IC 8-21-1-1) or on the
premises of an airport, including in a parking area, a maintenance
bay, or an aircraft hangar.
(c) The offense described in subsection (a) is a Class D felony if
it is committed within five hundred (500) feet of:
(1) a cemetery (as defined in IC 23-14-33-7) during a funeral
(2) a funeral home during the viewing of a deceased person;
(3) a funeral procession, if the person described in subsection
(a) knows that the funeral procession is taking place; or
(4) a building in which a funeral or memorial service is being
SOURCE: ; (06)IN0005.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006] IC 35-45-1-3, as
amended by this act, applies only to crimes committed after June