Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-9-2

Sec. 2 . (a) A person may not be charged with an offense under this subsection if the person may be charged with an offense described in subsection (c).  A person who knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm:

(1) in or on school property;  or

(2) on a school bus;

commits a Level 6 felony.

(b) It is a defense to a prosecution under subsection (a) that:

(1) the person is permitted to legally possess the firearm;  and

(2) the firearm is:

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

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

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

(c) A person who is permitted to legally possess a firearm and who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly leaves the firearm in plain view in a motor vehicle that is parked in a school parking lot commits a Class A misdemeanor.

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