2018 Arkansas Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 8 - Local Option
Subchapter 8 - Circulation of Petition for Local Option Election
§ 3-8-809. Failure to act on petition -- Mandamus -- Injunction

Universal Citation: AR Code § 3-8-809 (2018)
  • (a) If the county clerk does not examine and certify a petition under this chapter within the time prescribed in § 3-8-803, the sponsors may apply to the circuit court with jurisdiction for appropriate relief.

  • (b) If the court decides that the petition is legally sufficient, it shall order the county clerk to certify the sufficiency of the petition and set an election date.

  • (c) On a proper showing that any petition is not sufficient, the court may enjoin the county clerk from:

    • (1) Certifying its sufficiency; or

    • (2) Setting an election date.

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