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.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-2)
   COMMISSION.  The State Civil Rights Commission created pursuant to I.C. 22-9-1-4 et seq.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-3)
   COMPLAINANT.  A person, including the Commission, who files a complaint under I.C. 22-9.5-6.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-4)
   DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICE.  An act that is unlawful under §§ 91.04, 91.05, 91.06, 91.07 or 91.08 or I.C. 22-9.5-5.
   DWELLING.  Any building, structure or part of a building or structure that is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families; or any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location of a building, structure or part of a building or structure that is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as a residence by one or more families.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-8).
   FAMILIAL STATUS.  Discrimination on the basis of FAMILIAL STATUS means discrimination because the person is:
      (1)   Pregnant; or
      (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;
         (b)   Has the written permission of the parent or legal custodian for domicile with that person; or
         (c)   In the process of obtaining legal custody of an individual younger than 18 years of age.
   FAMILY.  Includes a single individual, with the status of the FAMILY being further defined in this section.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-9)
      (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 a like impairment;
         (c)   Being regarded as having a like impairment;
         (d)   An impairment described or defined pursuant to the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.; or
         (e)   Any other impairment defined under I.C. 22-9-5-6.
      (2)   The terms HANDICAP or DISABILITY shall not include current illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance as defined in 21 U.S.C. § 802 (I.C. 22-9-5-6); nor do the terms HANDICAP or DISABILITY include an individual solely because that individual is a transvestite.
   PERSON.  Includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, non-incorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in cases under U.S.C. Title 11, receivers and fiduciaries.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-11)
   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.
(I.C. 22-9.5-2-13)
(Ord. 040699A, passed 4-6-1999)