Madison’s Curfew Law for Minors

Courthouse in Madison, Indiana

I was browsing Wayne Engle’s blog and found a link to the city ordinances online. This might be handy for citizens to know, especially parents.

Madison, Indiana Code of Ordinances

Title XIII General Offences

§ 130.02     CURFEW FOR MINORS.

(A)     It is a curfew violation for a child 15, 16, or 17 years of age to be in a public place:

(1)     Between l:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday;

(2)     After 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday;

(3)     Before 5:00 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.

(B)     It is a curfew violation for a child under 15 years of age to be in a public place after 11:00 p.m. or before 5:00 a.m. on any day.

(C)     This section does not apply to a child who is:

(1)     Accompanied by his parent, guardian, or custodian;

(2)     Accompanied by an adult specified by his parent, guardian, or custodian; or

(3)     Participating in, going to, or returning from:

(a)     Lawful employment;

(b)     A school-sanctioned activity; or

(c)     A religious event.

(’66 Code, Ch. 91)  (IC 31-6-4-2)  (Am. Ord. 2007-5, passed 6-5-07)  Penalty, see § 130.99

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