Sec. 17. (a) In addition to any other penalty imposed for conviction of an offense under this chapter involving the manufacture or intent to manufacture methamphetamine, a court shall order restitution under IC 35-50-5-3 to cover the costs, if necessary, of an environmental cleanup incurred by a law enforcement agency or other person as a result of the offense.
(b) The amount collected under subsection (a) shall be used to reimburse the law enforcement agency that assumed the costs associated with the environmental cleanup described in subsection (a).
As added by P.L.225-2003, SEC.6.
Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-48-4-17
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.