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(a) No person shall aid, abet, influence or encourage any child under the age of 18 years to:
(1) Be truant from home when such child has been reported as being truant from home to the police or juvenile authorities;
(2) Be truant from school when the laws of this state require such child’s attendance in school;
(3) Be in violation of Section 531.02, “Curfew for Minors”;
(4) Be in violation of any law of this state, the United States or any ordinance or regulation of a subdivision of the state or commit any act which would cause such child to be designated a delinquent child or juvenile traffic offender as defined in Ohio R.C. 2151.02 and 2151.021.
(b) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a wrongful influence of a minor, a misdemeanor of the third degree. If the offender has previously been convicted of wrongful influence of a minor, the second and subsequent offenses shall be a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. C42-74. Passed 7-1-74; Ord. C63-93. Passed 7-19-93.)