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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\\
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 === 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.\\ 
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-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]]\\ 
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 +Length of requirement: 15 yrs./life\\ 
 +A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ 
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 === 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.\\ 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\\ 
-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.\\ +Level 1: A.C.A. §12-12-913 (a)(1)(2)(b) Information only available to law enforcement \\ 
-[[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]]+Level 2: A.C.A. § 12-12-913(j)(1)(B)\\ 
 +Level 3 and 4: A.C.A. § 12-12-913(j)(1)(A)\\ 
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 === 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\\+Tier I offenders Disclosure \\
 A.C.A. § 12-12-913\\ A.C.A. § 12-12-913\\
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 === 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\\ +A.C.A. § 12-12-906\\ 
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-A.C.A. § 5-14-129 Working with children\\ +
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-A.C.A. § 5-14-131 - Living near/contact w/ victim\\ +
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-A.C.A. § 5-14-132 - School campus\\ +
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-\\ +
-Proximity swimming pool, playground, park\\ +
-A.C.A. § 5-14-133 - Entering a swimming pool or water park\\ +
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-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.\\+Termination of obligation to register.\\
 A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\ A.C.A. § 12-12-919\\
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 === 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? ===
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 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE – SENATE \\ 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]] [[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]]
 +
 +=== 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=2021/2021R|https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Committees/Detail?code=820&ddBienniumSession=2021/2021R]]\\
 +JUDICIARY COMMITTEE – SENATE\\
 +[[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]]
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
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 === Contact information for state registry office === === Contact information for state registry office ===
  
-323 CENTER STREET, SUITE 200, \\ LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS 72201 \\ (501) 682-2007 (800) 482-8982 \\ OAG@ARKANSASAG.GOV \\ [[https://arkansasag.gov/|https://arkansasag.gov/]]+323 CENTER STREET, SUITE 200,\\ 
 +LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS 72201\\ 
 +(501) 682-2007 (800) 482-8982\\ 
 +OAG@ARKANSASAG.GOV\\ 
 +[[https://arkansasag.gov/|https://arkansasag.gov/]]
  
 === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: === === NARSOL state affiliate website or blog: ===
  
-Arkansas Time After Time \\ [[http://www.arkansastimeaftertime.org/|http://www.arkansastimeaftertime.org/ ]]+Arkansas Time After Time\\ 
 +[[http://www.arkansastimeaftertime.org/|http://www.arkansastimeaftertime.org/ ]]
  
 === Other helpful state advocacy groups: === === Other helpful state advocacy groups: ===
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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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