537.13  CONTRIBUTING TO THE UNRULINESS OR DELINQUENCY OF A CHILD.
   (a)   No person, including a parent, guardian, or other custodian of a child, shall do any of the following:
      (1)   Aid, abet, induce, cause, encourage, or contribute to a child or a ward of the juvenile court becoming an unruly child, as defined in Ohio R.C. 2151.022, or a delinquent child, as defined in Ohio R.C. 2152.02;
      (2)   Act in a way tending to cause a child or a ward of the juvenile court to become an unruly child, as defined in Ohio R.C. 2151.022, or a delinquent child, as defined in Ohio R.C. 2152.02.
      (3)   If the person is the parent, guardian, or custodian of a child who has the duties under Ohio R.C. Chapters 2152 and 2950 to register, register a new residence address, and to periodically verify a residence address, and, if applicable, to send a notice of intent to reside, and if the child is not emancipated, as defined in Ohio R.C. 2919.121, fail to ensure that the child complies with those duties under Ohio R.C. Chapters 2152 and 2950.
(ORC 2919.24(A)(1) - (3))
      (4)   Allow a child under the care and control of the parent, guardian or other custodian to violate any provision of Chapter 311 or Chapter 315 of the Traffic Code of these Codified Ordinances.  It shall be an affirmative defense to a violation of this provision that the parent, guardian, or other custodian of the child has invoked the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court against the child prior to the time the child was found to be violating any provision of Chapter 311 or Chapter 315 of the Traffic Code.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of contributing to the unruliness or delinquency of a child, except for a violation of division (a)(4) of this section, a misdemeanor of the first degree.  A violation of division (a)(4) of this section shall be a minor misdemeanor. Each day of a violation of this section is a separate offense.
(Ord. 185-2005.  Passed 12-19-05.)