Sec. 8. (a) It is a Class B misdemeanor for a person to:
(1) recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally sell, barter, exchange, provide, or furnish an alcoholic beverage to a minor; or

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(2) knowingly or intentionally: (A) rent property; or
(B) provide or arrange for the use of property; for the purpose of allowing or enabling a minor to consume an alcoholic beverage on the property.
(b) However, the offense described in subsection (a) is:
(1) a Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated conviction under this section; and
(2) a Level 6 felony if the consumption, ingestion, or use of the alcoholic beverage is the proximate cause of the serious bodily injury or death of any person.
(c) This section shall not be construed to impose civil liability upon any postsecondary educational institution, including public and private universities and colleges, business schools, vocational schools, and schools for continuing education, or its agents for injury to any person or property sustained in consequence of a violation of this section unless the institution or its agent:
(1) sells, barters, exchanges, provides, or furnishes an alcoholic beverage to a minor; or
(2) either:
(A) rents property; or
(B) provides or arranges for the use of property; for the purpose of allowing or enabling a minor to consume an alcoholic beverage on the property.
(Formerly: Acts 1973, P.L.55, SEC.1; Acts 1975, P.L.74, SEC.1.) As amended by Acts 1982, P.L.69, SEC.16; P.L.102-1983, SEC.5; P.L.100-1983, SEC.6; P.L.79-1986, SEC.3; P.L.2-2007, SEC.132; P.L.94-2008, SEC.50; P.L.158-2013, SEC.127; P.L.159-2014, SEC.50.