For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   AGGRIEVED PERSON.  Includes any person who:
      (1)   Claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice; or
      (2)   Believes that the person will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur.
      (1)   With respect to a person:
         (a)   A physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of the person's major life activities;
         (b)   A record of having such an impairment; or
         (c)   Being regarded as having such an impairment.
      (2)   The term does not include the current illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance as defined in 21 U.S.C. § 802.
   DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICE.  An act that is unlawful under §§ 93.04, 93.05, 93.06, 93.07 or 93.08.
   DWELLING.  Any building, structure or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon of any such building, structure or portion thereof.
   FAMILIAL STATUS.  Discrimination on the basis of familial status means discrimination because the person is (1) pregnant; (2) domiciled with an individual under the age of 18 years of age in regard to whom the person is (a) the parent or legal custodian or (b) has the written permission of the parent or legal custodian for domicile with that person; or (3) in the process of obtaining legal custody of an individual younger than 18 years of age.
   FAMILY.  An individual (I.C. 22-9.5-2-9) or individuals having familial status as that term is defined in this section.
   PERSON.  Includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under U.S.C. Title 11, receivers and fiduciaries.
   TO RENT.  Includes to lease, to sublease, to let and otherwise to grant for a consideration the right to occupy the premises not owned by the occupant.
(1998 Code, § 6-13)  (Ord. 559, passed 12-18-1995)
Statutory reference:
   Applicable state law, see I.C. § 22-9.5-1
   Resisting a law enforcement officer, see I.C. § 35-44.1-3-1