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IC 32-21-6
     Chapter 6. Psychologically Affected Properties

IC 32-21-6-1
"Agent" defined
    
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "agent" means a real estate agent or other person acting on behalf of the owner or transferee of real estate or acting as a limited agent.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.

IC 32-21-6-2
"Limited agent" defined
    
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "limited agent" means an agent who, with the written and informed consent of all parties to a real estate transaction, is engaged by both the seller and buyer or both the landlord and tenant.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.

IC 32-21-6-3
"Psychologically affected property" defined
    
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "psychologically affected property" includes real estate or a dwelling that is for sale, rent, or lease and to which one (1) or more of the following facts or a reasonable suspicion of facts apply:
        (1) That an occupant of the property was afflicted with or died from a disease related to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
        (2) That an individual died on the property.
        (3) That the property was the site of:
            (A) a felony under IC 35;
            (B) criminal gang (as defined in IC 35-45-9-1) activity;
            (C) the discharge of a firearm involving a law enforcement officer while engaged in the officer's official duties; or
            (D) the illegal manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.

IC 32-21-6-4
"Transferee" defined
    
Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "transferee" means a purchaser, tenant, lessee, prospective purchaser, prospective tenant, or prospective lessee of the real estate or dwelling.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.

IC 32-21-6-5
Disclosure not required
    
Sec. 5. An owner or agent is not required to disclose to a transferee any knowledge of a psychologically affected property in a real estate transaction.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.



IC 32-21-6-6
Refusal to disclose; misrepresentation
    
Sec. 6. An owner or agent is not liable for the refusal to disclose to a transferee:
        (1) that a dwelling or real estate is a psychologically affected property; or
        (2) details concerning the psychologically affected nature of the dwelling or real estate.
However, an owner or agent may not intentionally misrepresent a fact concerning a psychologically affected property in response to a direct inquiry from a transferee.
As added by P.L.2-2002, SEC.6.