2018 Arkansas Code
Title 16 - Practice, Procedure, and Courts
Subtitle 6 - Criminal Procedure Generally
Chapter 90 - Judgment and Sentence Generally
Subchapter 14 - Comprehensive Criminal Record Sealing Act of 2013
§ 16-90-1407. Special procedures for sealing a controlled substance possession conviction

Universal Citation: AR Code § 16-90-1407 (2018)
  • A person may petition the court to seal a record of a conviction for possession of a controlled substance, § 5-64-419, or counterfeit substance, § 5-64-441, upon the completion of the person's sentence if, prior to sentencing:
  • (1) An intake officer appointed by the court, where applicable, determines that the person has a drug addiction and recommends the person as a candidate for residential drug treatment;

  • (2) The court places the person on probation and includes as part of the terms and conditions of the probation that:

    • (A) The person successfully complete a drug treatment program approved by the court; and

    • (B) The person remain drug-free until successful completion of probation; and

  • (3) The person successfully completes the terms and conditions of the probation.

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