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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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-47-9-2 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-35-criminal-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-35-47-9-2/
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