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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 \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=5e80fc13-5e1a-4f1a-b3bd-ffea7ad8a4da|https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=5e80fc13-5e1a-4f1a-b3bd-ffea7ad8a4da]]+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 \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-12BW-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03M-12BW-00008-00]] \\ +4 times yearly for "sexually dangerous;" twice yearly all others.\\ 
-Length of requirement: 15 yrs./life A.C.A. § 12-12-919 \\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-907\\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00]]+[[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]]\\ 
 +\\ 
 +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? === === Does the state categorize registrants by levels/tiers? ===
  
-Yes, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4. \\  \\ References to these levels are made in Act 64 of 2011, A.C.A. § 12-12-909, but a definition for the levels could not be foundSee Verification of Residency page 12\\ [[https://www.sos.arkansas.gov/uploads/rulesRegs/Arkansas%20Register/2012/Dec12Reg/004.00.12-003.pdf|https://www.sos.arkansas.gov/uploads/rulesRegs/Arkansas%20Register/2012/Dec12Reg/004.00.12-003.pdf]]+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? === === Does the state use risk assessment when assigning tiers or levels to registrants? ===
  
-Response needed.+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 \\ [[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00]]+Tier I offenders Disclosure \\ 
 +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. § 5-14-128 - Residency \\ [[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-K2C3-00008-00]] \\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-906\\ 
-A.C.A. § 5-14-129 Working with children \\ +[[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]]
-[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K6-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K6-00008-00]] \\ +
-A.C.A. § 5-14-131 - Living near/contact w/ victim \\ +
-[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K8-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K8-00008-00]] \\ +
-A.C.A. § 5-14-132 - School campus \\ +
-[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K9-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WVD-4YB0-R03N-R0K9-00008-00]] \\ +
- \\ +
-Proximity swimming pool, playground, park \\ +
-A.C.A. § 5-14-133 - Entering a swimming pool or water park \\ +
-[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/534D-J250-R03J-V002-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/534D-J250-R03J-V002-00008-00]] \\ +
-A.C.A. § 5-14-134 - Entering a swimming area or children's playground \\ +
-[[http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5904-45D0-R03P-10VN-00008-00|http://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/5904-45D0-R03P-10VN-00008-00]]+
  
 === 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, but only for registrants not defined in section (a) below. They can be removed after 15 years. \\ A.C.A. § 12-12-919 \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-1DF0-R03K-B2C9-00008-00]]+Termination of obligation to register.\\ 
 +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) \\ [[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]]+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)\\ 
 +[[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? ===
  
-5 business days after the person establishes residency, an eviction, natural disaster, or any other unforeseen circumstance \\ A.C.A. § 12-12-904 (a)(2) \\ [[http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2017R/Fiscal%20Impacts/HB1175-Other1.pdf|http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2017/2017R/Fiscal%20Impacts/HB1175-Other1.pdf]] \\ +Duty to register or verify registration generally\\ 
- \\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-906 (a)(2)(A)(B)(I)(ii)\\ 
-7 calendar days if the person moves to or returns to this state from another jurisdiction \\ +[[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)]] 
-A.C.A. § 12-12-904 (c)(ii)(D)(ii)(2)(A\\ +
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/document/documentslider/?crid=5d1f16d6-2705-4f31-96dc-c854907fd1c4|https://advance.lexis.com/document/documentslider/?crid=5d1f16d6-2705-4f31-96dc-c854907fd1c4]]+
  
 ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration ===== ===== State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration =====
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 === 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? ===
  
-A.C.A. § 5-14 - Sexual Offenses (Click ‘next’ to continue) \\ [[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4MJX-BF60-R03N-50YY-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4MJX-BF60-R03N-50YY-00008-00]] \\ +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=%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]] \\ 
-A.C.A. § 5-27 - Offenses Against Children or Incompetents (Click ‘next’ to continue) \\ +A.C.A. Tit. 5, Subtit. 3., Ch. 27 Note (click the next arrow to continue with the statute information) \\ 
-[[https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4MJX-BF60-R03N-510G-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4MJX-BF60-R03N-510G-00008-00]] \\ +[[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]] \\ 
-A.C.A. § 5-70 - Prostitution (Click ‘next’ to continue) \\ +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-R03M-J13S-00008-00|https://advance.lexis.com/api/document/collection/statutes-legislation/id/4WPT-0100-R03M-J13S-00008-00]]+[[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]]
  
 === 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 \\ [[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]]+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=%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? === === Are there “Romeo and Juliet” laws or other laws specific to young people? ===
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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]] 
 + 
 +=== 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? === 
 + 
 +Yes; age gap\\ 
 +[[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\\ 
 +[[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 ===== 
 + 
 +=== 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]] [[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? === === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? ===
  
-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]]+Search bills by key words:\\ 
 +[[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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 === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: === === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: ===
  
-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]]+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: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-H. Judiciary \\ [[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 ]] \\ +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE\\ 
-City, county, local affairs \\ +[[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]]\\ 
-[[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]] \\ +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE – SENATE\\ 
-S. Judiciary \\ +[[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]]
-[[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]] \\ +
-House Corrections And Criminal Law \\ +
-[[http://www.arkansashouse.org/committees/822/JUDICIARY-%20HOUSE%20CORRECTIONS%20&%20CRIMINAL%20LAW%20SUBCOMMITTEE|http://www.arkansashouse.org/committees/822/JUDICIARY-%20HOUSE%20CORRECTIONS%20&%20CRIMINAL%20LAW%20SUBCOMMITTEE]] \\ +
-Sex Offender Assessment Commmittee \\ +
-[[https://portal.arkansas.gov/agency/sex-offender-assessment-commmittee|https://portal.arkansas.gov/agency/sex-offender-assessment-commmittee]]+
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
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 === 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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