2015 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Or Welfare
Chapter 73 - Weapons
Subchapter 1 - Possession and Use Generally
§ 5-73-109 - Furnishing a deadly weapon to a minor.
(a) A person commits the offense of furnishing a deadly weapon to a minor if he or she sells, barters, leases, gives, rents, or otherwise furnishes a firearm or other deadly weapon to a minor without the consent of a parent, guardian, or other person responsible for general supervision of the minor's welfare.
(b) (1) Furnishing a deadly weapon to a minor is a Class A misdemeanor.
(2) However, furnishing a deadly weapon to a minor is a Class B felony if the deadly weapon is:
(A) A handgun;
(B) A sawed-off or short-barrelled shotgun, as defined in § 5-1-102;
(C) A sawed-off or short-barrelled rifle, as defined in § 5-1-102;
(D) A firearm that has been specially made or specially adapted for silent discharge;
(E) A machine gun;
(F) An explosive or incendiary device, as defined in § 5-71-301;
(G) Metal knuckles;
(H) A defaced firearm, as defined in § 5-73-107; or
(I) Another implement for the infliction of serious physical injury or death that serves no common lawful purpose.
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