Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-46-1-4.1

Sec. 4.1 . (a) As used in this section, “child care provider” means a person who provides child care in or on behalf of:

(1) a child care center (as defined in IC 12-7-2-28.4 );  or

(2) a child care home (as defined in IC 12-7-2-28.6 );

regardless of whether the child care center or child care home is licensed.

(b) A child care provider who recklessly supervises a child commits reckless supervision, a Class B misdemeanor.  However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if the offense results in serious bodily injury to a child, and a Level 6 felony if the offense results in the death of a child.


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