Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-9-1

Sec. 1 . (a) This chapter does not apply to the following:

(1) A:

(A) federal;

(B) state;  or

(C) local;

law enforcement officer.

(2) A person who may legally possess a firearm and who has been authorized by:

(A) a school board (as defined by IC 20-26-9-4 );  or

(B) the body that administers a charter school established under IC 20-24;

to carry a firearm in or on school property.

(3) Except as provided in subsection (b) or (c), a person who:

(A) may legally possess a firearm;  and

(B) possesses the firearm in a motor vehicle.

(4) A person who is a school resource officer, as defined in IC 20-26-18.2-1 .

(5) Except as provided in subsection (b) or (c), a person who:

(A) may legally possess a firearm;  and

(B) possesses only a firearm that is:

(i) locked in the trunk of the person's motor vehicle;

(ii) kept in the glove compartment of the person's locked motor vehicle;  or

(iii) stored out of plain sight in the person's locked motor vehicle.

(b) For purposes of subsection (a)(3) and (a)(5), a person does not include a person who is:

(1) enrolled as a student in any high school except if the person is a high school student and is a member of a shooting sports team and the school's principal has approved the person keeping a firearm concealed in the person's motor vehicle on the days the person is competing or practicing as a member of a shooting sports team;  or

(2) a former student of the school if the person is no longer enrolled in the school due to a disciplinary action within the previous twenty-four (24) months.

(c) For purposes of subsection (a)(3) and (a)(5), a motor vehicle does not include a motor vehicle owned, leased, or controlled by a school or school district unless the person who possesses the firearm is authorized by the school or school district to possess a firearm.


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