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-//While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, users must accept all risks associated with actions taken based on this information. Please help us improve by reporting any errors or omissions to// //**[[wiki@narsol.org?body=State: +//While we strive to be as accurate and complete as possible, our researchers are not attorneys, and state laws are often full of nuances and gaps. Legal challenges in some states have resulted in different registration requirements based on the year of conviction or first registration. **Users must accept all risks **associated with actions taken based on this information. **Please help us improve **by reporting any errors or omissions via our form at **[[https://narsol.org/wiki-response/|https://narsol.org/wiki-response/]]** //
-Correction:&subject=Wiki page comment|]]** //+
  
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 +**INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING ARKANSAS’ LINKS:**
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 +   - Right click and open this link in a new window: [[https://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/arcode/Default.asp|https://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/arcode/Default.asp]]
 +  - If you get a dialogue window asking you to accept terms, click “accept.”
 +  - Leave the window open.
 +  - Return to this Wiki page; you will be able to go directly to the desired statute(s) by clicking on them or by copying and pasting the statute number into the search window.
 +  - After you close your browser, you will need to repeat this process the next time that you look for a statute or statutes.
  
 ===== Arkansas Laws Regarding Registration ===== ===== Arkansas Laws Regarding Registration =====
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 === Who must register? === === Who must register? ===
  
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=f76f43da-65b4-4477-ab1c-b5e60e8ff7f3&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAE&ecomp=55vtkkk&prid=3dc40295-fc17-43f0-abd6-b33309c3c382|A.C.A. § 12-12-903(13)(A)]]\\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-903(13)(A) and all it’s subs\\ 
-See also ACIC link:\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=254a364a-611c-4da3-8cd5-919781cf49e0&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2fshared%2fdocument%2fstatutes-legislation%2furn%3acontentItem%3a4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAE&ecomp=55vtkkk&prid=f76f43da-65b4-4477-ab1c-b5e60e8ff7f3|>A.C.A. § 12-12-903]]
-[[http://www.acic.org/offenses|http://www.acic.org/offenses]]\\ +
-And this Justia page:\\ +
-[[https://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2010/title-12/subtitle-2/chapter-12/subchapter-9/|https://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2010/title-12/subtitle-2/chapter-12/subchapter-9/]]+
  
 === What information must registrants provide? === === What information must registrants provide? ===
  
 A.C.A. § 12-12-908\\ A.C.A. § 12-12-908\\
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-92BX-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-908&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 12-12-908 ]]+[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=44333cb3-c7ba-49b0-9119-c485a620447e&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03M-92BX-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAK&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=b99ffd0f-7322-4815-b726-6ba14ad4e9a1|A.C.A. § 12-12-908]]
  
 === How frequently must they register? And for how long? === === How frequently must they register? And for how long? ===
  
-4 times yearly for "sexually dangerous;" twice yearly all others. A.C.A. § 12-12-907\\ +4 times yearly for "sexually dangerous;" twice yearly all others.\\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-12BW-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-907&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 12-12-907]]\\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-907\\ 
-Length of requirement: 15 yrs./life A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=b99ffd0f-7322-4815-b726-6ba14ad4e9a1&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5VPJ-1MK0-R03K-M032-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAJ&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=3648aa7d-4d90-477c-a0c6-9876d12e0f21|A.C.A. § 12-12-907]]\\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-919&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 12-12-919]]+\\ 
 +Length of requirement: 15 yrs./life\\ 
 +A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=c6108fb1-a9d6-4804-b618-b741e825f79d&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5W0W-6NP0-R03N-D4PX-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAV&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=f1e233f2-f526-4cca-8375-7dc268a85b51|A.C.A. § 12-12-919]] 
 + 
 +=== Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers? === 
 + 
 +Yes, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4.\\ 
 +People are either registered for 15 years or a lifetime depending on the level of offense. Level 4 offenders register for a lifetime. While level 1 to 3 offenders register for 15 years\\ 
 +Level 1: A.C.A. §12-12-913 (a)(1)(2)(b) Information only available to law enforcement \\ 
 +Level 2: A.C.A. § 12-12-913(j)(1)(B)\\ 
 +Level 3 and 4: A.C.A. § 12-12-913(j)(1)(A)\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=d482168c-3c68-43da-af3d-648ddd430972&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAP&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=7c355ab2-16a9-4384-9701-242db3ff06d8|A.C.A. §12-12-913]] 
 + 
 +=== Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants? === 
 + 
 +Sex Offender Assessment Committee. \\ 
 +A.C.A. § 12-12-921\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=fb8fae13-7082-4d68-9cc4-48ccdbd22c45&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03M-W2CC-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAX&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=f0d8c162-3d89-463d-a96f-8ccd90077f83|A.C.A. § 12-12-921]]
  
 === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? === === Do any registrants remain privately registered? If so, who? ===
  
-Level 1 and some level 2: A.C.A. § 12-12-913\\ +Tier I offenders Disclosure \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-913&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 12-12-913]]+A.C.A. § 12-12-913\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=5b647b34-722d-40d6-8366-36b13819bd09&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. § 12-12-913]]
  
 === Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision? === === Are there special restrictions for registrants even after supervision? ===
  
-\\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-906\\ 
-Residency\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=472db1bc-2dbc-40e7-ae90-ab7ec8008ffb&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5VVC-KWS0-R03K-R0PM-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAH&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=3820b45b-ad46-4795-ba50-504cb8e46919|A.C.A. § 12-12-906]]
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K5-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-128&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-128]]\\ +
-Working with children\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K6-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-129&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-129]]\\ +
-Living near/contact w/ victim\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K8-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-131&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-131]]\\ +
-School campus\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K9-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-132&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-132]]\\ +
-Proximity swimming pool, playground, park\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/534D-J250-R03J-V002-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-133&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-133]]\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5904-45D0-R03P-10VN-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-134&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-134]]+
  
 === Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process? === === Is there a process for removal from the registry? If so, who qualifies and what is the process? ===
  
-Yes, for some. A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ +Termination of obligation to register.\\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-919&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 12-12-919]]+A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=bfdb4b27-96a6-44ca-a58c-51728a81ba85&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5W0W-6NP0-R03N-D4PX-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAV&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=7d5ff74a-2fbc-4d22-9a19-c74759351e37|A.C.A. § 12-12-919]]
  
 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who is visiting the state? ===
  
 Definition of residence is “A temporary residence or domicile in which a person resides for an aggregate of five (5) or more consecutive days during a calendar year” 12-12-903 (10)(B)(iv)\\ Definition of residence is “A temporary residence or domicile in which a person resides for an aggregate of five (5) or more consecutive days during a calendar year” 12-12-903 (10)(B)(iv)\\
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-903&context=1000516|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%2012-12-903&context=1000516]]+[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-J2BR-00008-00]]
  
 === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? === === What is the registration requirement for someone with a sexual offense who will be moving to the state to live or to attend school? ===
  
-12-12-906 ©(ii)(D)(ii)(Asays 7 days, not 3, BUT “within 3 business days of establishing residency” is here:\\ +Duty to register or verify registration generally\\ 
-[[https://www.acic.org/sex-offender-information|https://www.acic.org/sex-offender-information]]\\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-906 (a)(2)(A)(B)(I)(ii)\\ 
-Within 7 days of establishing residency\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/documentpage/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=472db1bc-2dbc-40e7-ae90-ab7ec8008ffb&pdistocdocslideraccess=true&config=00JAA2ZjZiM2VhNS0wNTVlLTQ3NzUtYjQzYy0yYWZmODJiODRmMDYKAFBvZENhdGFsb2fXiYCnsel0plIgqpYkw9PK&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5VVC-KWS0-R03K-R0PM-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAH&ecomp=qssdkkk&prid=3820b45b-ad46-4795-ba50-504cb8e46919|A.C.A. § 12-12-906 (a)(2)(A)(B)(I)(ii)]] 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/document/documentslider/?pdmfid=1000516&crid=5d1f16d6-2705-4f31-96dc-c854907fd1c4&config=&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-1DF0-R03K-F2BV-00008-00&pdcomponentid=234171&pdtocnodeidentifier=AAMAACAAHAAKAAH&ecomp=_g85k&prid=9ab2a2dc-0cff-4495-b597-4190d75cae1d|A.C.A. § 12-12-906]]+
  
 ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration =====
  
-What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences?+=== What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? ===
  
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JG-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-103&context=1000516|A.C.A§ 5-14-103]]\\ +A.C.A. Tit5, Subtit2., Ch. 14 Note (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information) \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=cf3241a8-f3f5-49b9-80d1-d99a4f9dc11a&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4MJX-BF60-R03N-50YY-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 2., Ch. 14]] \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-110&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-110 ff (click on next)]]\\ +A.C.A. Tit5, Subtit3., Ch. 27 Note (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information) \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0NG-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-27-303&context=1000516|A.C.A§ 5-27-303 ff]]\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=055b5d3b-4093-4e9e-96f6-d2e0ba0e7acf&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4MJX-BF60-R03N-510G-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 3., Ch. 27]] \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0NN-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-27-402&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-27-402 ff]]\\ +A.C.A. § 5-70-101 (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information) \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-0100-R03K-H13W-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-70-104&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-70-104 ff]]\\ +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=18a4f5a1-1898-4f6b-9704-6b0549c04535&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WPT-0100-R03M-J13S-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. § 5-70-101]]
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-0110-R03M-Y14S-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-71-229&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-71-229]]+
  
 === Does the state have lifetime supervision? === === Does the state have lifetime supervision? ===
  
-No.+No
  
 === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === === Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? ===
  
-No.+No
  
 === What are the state civil commitment laws? === === What are the state civil commitment laws? ===
  
-No state civil commitment.+Not applicable
  
 === What is the age of consent? === === What is the age of consent? ===
  
-Age 16\\ +Age of consent is 16 years old 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K4-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-127&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-127]]+ 
 +A.C.A. § 5-14-127 \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=159210d7-4317-4d5c-b191-5ab77b19dd87&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fstatutes-legislation%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K4-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. § 5-14-127]] 
 + 
 +=== Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? === 
 + 
 +Yes; age gap \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-110&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-110]] \\ 
 +Mistake of age defense \\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JF-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-102&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-102]] 
 + 
 +===== Info for State Advocates ===== 
 + 
 +=== Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? === 
 + 
 +Yes, after prison, parole, and probation \\ 51 §11(d)(2)(A-D) \\ [[https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/arkansas-constitution-of-1874/ar-const-amend-51-sect-11.html|https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/arkansas-constitution-of-1874/ar-const-amend-51-sect-11.html]] \\ 
 +Restoration of Voting Rights for Convicted Felons \\ 
 +[[https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf|https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf]] 
 + 
 +=== What does the state say about persons who are required to register? === 
 + 
 +Three different sites: \\ [[https://www.ark.org/offender-search/index.php|https://www.ark.org/offender-search/index.php]] \\ 
 +[[https://www.acic.org/offenses|https://www.acic.org/offenses]] \\ 
 +[[https://www.acic.org/sex-offender-information|https://www.acic.org/sex-offender-information]] 
 + 
 +=== How does the state’s legislative process work? === 
 + 
 +[[https://www.arkansashouse.org/programs/5/kids-in-the-house|https://www.arkansashouse.org/programs/5/kids-in-the-house]] \\ 
 +[[http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources|http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources]] 
 + 
 +=== How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? === 
 + 
 +Search bills by key words: \\ [[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/Search|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/Search]] 
 + 
 +=== Best keywords are: === 
 + 
 +Sexual offense; sex offender; sex offender registration 
 + 
 +=== How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: === 
 + 
 +Set up account for bill tracking: \\ [[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/TrackingLogin|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/TrackingLogin]] 
 + 
 +=== Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === 
 + 
 +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE \\ [[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=820&ddBienniumSession=2021%2F2021R|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=820&ddBienniumSession=2021%2F2021R]] \\ 
 +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE – SENATE \\ 
 +[[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=420&ddBienniumSession=2019%2F2020F|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=420&ddBienniumSession=2019%2F2020F]] 
 + 
 +=== Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === 
 + 
 +[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/Pages/LegislatorSearchResults.aspx?member=&committee=All&chamber=|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/Pages/LegislatorSearchResults.aspx?member=&committee=All&chamber= ]] 
 + 
 +===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== 
 + 
 +=== What sexual offenses can people be convicted of, and what are the ranges of sentences? === 
 + 
 +A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 2., Ch. 14 Note (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information)\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=cf3241a8-f3f5-49b9-80d1-d99a4f9dc11a&pddocfullpath=/shared/document/statutes-legislation/urn:contentItem:4MJX-BF60-R03N-50YY-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 2., Ch. 14]]\\ 
 +A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 3., Ch. 27 Note (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information)\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=055b5d3b-4093-4e9e-96f6-d2e0ba0e7acf&pddocfullpath=/shared/document/statutes-legislation/urn:contentItem:4MJX-BF60-R03N-510G-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 3., Ch. 27]]\\ 
 +A.C.A. § 5-70-101 (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information)\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=18a4f5a1-1898-4f6b-9704-6b0549c04535&pddocfullpath=/shared/document/statutes-legislation/urn:contentItem:4WPT-0100-R03M-J13S-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. § 5-70-101]] 
 + 
 +=== Does the state have lifetime supervision? === 
 + 
 +No 
 + 
 +=== Does the state have indeterminate sentencing? === 
 + 
 +No 
 + 
 +=== What are the state civil commitment laws? === 
 + 
 +Not applicable 
 + 
 +=== What is the age of consent? === 
 + 
 +Age of consent is 16 years old 
 + 
 +A.C.A. § 5-14-127\\ 
 +[[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=159210d7-4317-4d5c-b191-5ab77b19dd87&pddocfullpath=/shared/document/statutes-legislation/urn:contentItem:4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K4-00008-00&pdsourcegroupingtype=&pdcontentcomponentid=234170&pdmfid=1000516&pdisurlapi=true|A.C.A. § 5-14-127]]
  
 === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? === === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? ===
  
 Yes; age gap\\ Yes; age gap\\
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-110&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-110]]\\+[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JR-00008-00?cite=A.C.A. § 5-14-110&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-110]]\\
 Mistake of age defense\\ Mistake of age defense\\
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JF-00008-00?cite=A.C.A.%20%C2%A7%205-14-102&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-102]]+[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0JF-00008-00?cite=A.C.A. § 5-14-102&context=1000516|A.C.A. § 5-14-102]]
  
 ===== Info for State Advocates ===== ===== Info for State Advocates =====
  
-Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored?+=== Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? ===
  
-Yesafter prison, parole, and probation 51 §11(d)(2)(A-D)\\+Yesafter prison, parole, and probation\\ 
 +51 §11(d)(2)(A-D)\\ 
 +[[https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/arkansas-constitution-of-1874/ar-const-amend-51-sect-11.html|https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/arkansas-constitution-of-1874/ar-const-amend-51-sect-11.html]]\\ 
 +Restoration of Voting Rights for Convicted Felons\\
 [[https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf|https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf]] [[https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf|https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/pulaski/Felon_Restoration_of_Voting_Rights_Brochure.pdf]]
  
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 === How does the state’s legislative process work? === === How does the state’s legislative process work? ===
  
-[[http://www.arkansashouse.org/kids-in-the-house/how-a-bill-becomes-a-law|http://www.arkansashouse.org/kids-in-the-house/how-a-bill-becomes-a-law]]\\+[[https://www.arkansashouse.org/programs/5/kids-in-the-house|https://www.arkansashouse.org/programs/5/kids-in-the-house]]\\
 [[http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources|http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources]] [[http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources|http://www.arkansashouse.org/about-the-house/information-resources]]
  
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 Search bills by key words:\\ Search bills by key words:\\
-[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/SearchCenter/Pages/historicalbil.aspx|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/SearchCenter/Pages/historicalbil.aspx]]+[[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/Search|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/Search]]
  
 === Best keywords are: === === Best keywords are: ===
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 Set up account for bill tracking:\\ Set up account for bill tracking:\\
-[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/Pages/LoginUser.aspx|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/Pages/LoginUser.aspx]]+[[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/TrackingLogin|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Bills/TrackingLogin]]
  
 === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-H. Judiciary\\ +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE\\ 
-[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=820|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=820 ]]\\ +[[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=820&ddBienniumSession=2021/2021R|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=820&ddBienniumSession=2021/2021R]]\\ 
-City, county, local affairs\\ +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE – SENATE\\ 
-[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=880|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=880]]\\ +[[https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=420&ddBienniumSession=2019/2020F|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=420&ddBienniumSession=2019/2020F]]
-S. Judiciary\\ +
-[[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=420|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2018F/pages/CommitteeDetail.aspx?committeecode=420]] +
- +
-Children and youth\\ +
-[[http://www.arkansashouse.org/committees/550/CHILDREN%20AND%20YOUTH%20COMMITTEE%20-%20SENATE|http://www.arkansashouse.org/committees/550/CHILDREN%20AND%20YOUTH%20COMMITTEE%20-%20SENATE]] Corrections and Criminal Law\\ +
-[[http://www.arkansashouse.org/committees/822/JUDICIARY-%20HOUSE%20CORRECTIONS%20&%20CRIMINAL%20LAW%20SUBCOMMITTEE|Link needed.]] Sex offender assessment committee\\ +
-[[http://www.ark.org/government/calendar/detail?id=24695042|http://www.ark.org/government/calendar/detail?id=24695042]]+
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
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 (501) 682-2007 (800) 482-8982\\ (501) 682-2007 (800) 482-8982\\
 OAG@ARKANSASAG.GOV\\ OAG@ARKANSASAG.GOV\\
-[[https://arkansasag.gov/public-safety/resources/column-one/acic-sex-offender-registry/|https://arkansasag.gov/public-safety/resources/column-one/acic-sex-offender-registry/ ]]+[[https://arkansasag.gov/|https://arkansasag.gov/]]
  
 === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: === === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: ===
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 === Other helpful state advocacy groups: === === Other helpful state advocacy groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: === === Other registrant-friendly state support groups: ===
  
-Response needed.\\ +Response needed.
-[[http://exacturl.state.gov|Link needed.]]+
  
 === Other helpful information === === Other helpful information ===
  
->[[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/arkansas/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/arkansas/]]+[[http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/arkansas/|http://www.sexoffenderresource.com/arkansas/]]
  
  
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