2018 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 17 - Personnel
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 6-17-112. Corporal punishment -- Immunity from liability -- Definition
(a) Teachers and administrators in a school district that authorizes use of corporal punishment in the school district's written student discipline policy shall be immune from any civil liability for administering corporal punishment to students, provided only that the corporal punishment is administered in substantial compliance with the school district's written student discipline policy.
(b) As used in subsection (a) of this section, "teachers and administrators" means those persons employed by a school district and required to have a state-issued license as a condition of their employment.