Sec. 3. (a) If a dog, without provocation, bites a person:
        (1) who is acting peaceably; and
        (2) who is in a location where the person may be required to be in order to discharge a duty imposed upon the person by:
            (A) the laws of Indiana;
            (B) the laws of the United States; or
            (C) the postal regulations of the United States;
the owner of the dog is liable for all damages suffered by the person bitten.
    (b) The owner of a dog described in subsection (a) is liable for damages even if:
        (1) the dog has not previously behaved in a vicious manner; or
        (2) the owner has no knowledge of prior vicious behavior by the dog.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.11.