Sec. 2 . (a) A person who recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally places or leaves refuse on property of another person, except in a container provided for refuse, commits littering, a Class B infraction. However, the offense is a Class A infraction if the refuse is placed or left in, on, or within one hundred (100) feet of a body of water that is under the jurisdiction of the:
(1) department of natural resources; or
(2) United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Notwithstanding IC 34-28-5-4(a) , a judgment of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) shall be imposed for each Class A infraction committed under this section.
(b) “Refuse” includes solid and semisolid wastes, dead animals, and offal.
(c) Evidence that littering was committed from a moving vehicle other than a public conveyance constitutes prima facie evidence that it was committed by the operator of that vehicle.
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