Panhandling

H.E.A. 1022, P.L. 151
Effective: July 1, 2020

Provides that a person who panhandles within 50 feet of: (1) the entrance or exit to a bank, business, or restaurant; (2) the location where a financial transaction occurs; or (3) a public monument; commits the offense of panhandling, a Class C misdemeanor. Provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally panhandles regardless of the time of day commits panhandling, a Class C misdemeanor. (Current law limits the time period of the offense to after sunset and before sunrise.) Defines “financial transaction” and “public monument”.

Read the bill at: http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2020/bills/house/1022