Indiana Code Title 22. Labor and Safety § 22-11-14-6

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Sec. 6 . (a) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally violates section 2(f) , 4.5, 5(c), 5(d), 7, 8(a), 8(c), 8(d), 10, or 11(c) of this chapter commits a Class C infraction.  However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated judgment or conviction within the previous five (5) years.

(b) A person who ignites, discharges, or uses consumer fireworks at a site other than:

(1) a special discharge location;

(2) the property of the person;  or

(3) the property of another who has given permission to use the consumer fireworks;

commits a Class C infraction.  However, if a person recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally takes an action described in this subsection within five (5) years after the person previously took an action described in this subsection, whether or not there has been a judgment that the person committed an infraction in taking the previous action, the person commits a Class C misdemeanor.

(c) A person less than eighteen (18) years of age who possesses or uses a firework when an adult is not present and responsible at the location of the possession or use commits a Class C infraction.  However, if a person possesses or uses a firework when an adult is not present and responsible at the location of the possession or use within five (5) years after a previous possession or use by the person as described in this subsection, whether or not there has been a judgment that the person committed an infraction in the previous possession or use, the person commits a delinquent act under IC 31-37.

(d) A person who ignites, discharges, or uses consumer fireworks:

(1) after 11 p.m. except on a holiday (as defined in IC 1-1-9-1(a) ) or December 31, on which dates consumer fireworks may not be ignited, discharged, or used after midnight;  or

(2) before 9 a.m.;

commits a Class C infraction.  However, if a person recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally takes an action described in this subsection within five (5) years after the person previously took an action described in this subsection, whether or not there has been a judgment that the person committed an infraction in taking the previous action, the person commits a Class C misdemeanor.

(e) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally uses consumer fireworks and the violation causes harm to the property of a person commits a Class A misdemeanor.

(f) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally uses consumer fireworks and the violation results in serious bodily injury to a person commits a Level 6 felony.

(g) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally uses consumer fireworks and the violation results in the death of a person commits a Level 5 felony.

(h) A person who knowingly or intentionally fails to collect or remit to the state the public safety fees due under section 12 of this chapter commits a Level 6 felony.

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