2010 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 5 - Offenses Against The Administration Of Government
Chapter 52 - Corruption in Public Office
§ 5-52-107 - Abuse of office.

5-52-107. Abuse of office.

(a) A person commits the offense of abuse of office if, being a public servant and with the purpose of benefiting in a pecuniary fashion himself or herself or another person or of harming another person, the person knowingly:

(1) Commits an unauthorized act which purports to be an act of his or her office; or

(2) Omits to perform a duty imposed on him or her by law or clearly inherent in the nature of his or her office.

(b) Abuse of office is a Class B misdemeanor.

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