2015 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Or Welfare
Chapter 75 - Operation of Aircraft While Intoxicated
§ 5-75-101 - Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
(1) "Aircraft" means any contrivance invented, used, or designed for the navigation of or flight in the air, and that is required to be registered under the laws of the United States;
(2) (A) "Controlled substance" means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I-VI.
(B) The fact that any person charged with a violation of this chapter is or has been entitled to use that drug or controlled substance under the laws of this state does not constitute a defense against any charge of violating this chapter; and
(3) "Intoxicated" means influenced or affected by the ingestion of alcohol, a controlled substance, any intoxicant, or any combination of alcohol, a controlled substance, or an intoxicant, to such a degree that the operator's or navigator's reactions, motor skills, and judgment are substantially altered and the operator or navigator, therefore, constitutes a clear and substantial danger of physical injury or death to himself or herself and other persons.
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