2017 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 71 - Riots, Disorderly Conduct, Etc.
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-71-101. Definitions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-71-101 (2017)
  • As used in this chapter:
    • (1) "Deviate sexual activity" means any act of sexual gratification involving:
      • (A) The penetration, however slight, of the anus or mouth of one (1) person by the penis of another person; or
      • (B) The penetration, however slight, of the vagina or anus of one (1) person by any body member or foreign instrument manipulated by another person;
    • (2) "Governmental function" means any activity that a public servant is legally authorized to undertake on behalf of any governmental unit he or she serves;
    • (3) "Occupiable structure" means a vehicle, building, or other structure:
      • (A) Where any person lives or carries on a business or other calling;
      • (B) Where people assemble for purposes of business, government, education, religion, entertainment, or public transportation; or
      • (C)
        • (i) That is customarily used for overnight accommodation of persons, whether or not a person is actually present.
        • (ii) Each unit of an occupiable structure divided into separately occupied units is itself an occupiable structure;
    • (4) "Property" means real property or tangible or intangible personal property, including money or any paper or document that represents or embodies anything of value;
    • (5) "Prostitution" has the meaning specified in § 5-70-102;
    • (6) "Public building" means a structure owned, operated, or occupied by any agency of the State of Arkansas or its political subdivisions or by any agency of the United States Government;
    • (7) "Public place" means a publicly or privately owned place to which the public or a substantial number of people have access;
    • (8) "Vehicle" means any craft or device designed for the transportation of people or property across land or water or through the air; and
    • (9) "Vital public facility" means a facility maintained for use for:
      • (A) Public communications;
      • (B) Transportation;
      • (C) Supply of water, gas, or power;
      • (D) Law enforcement;
      • (E) Fire protection;
      • (F) Civil or national defense; or
      • (G) Other public service.
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