2019 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs
Subtitle 2 - Law Enforcement Agencies and Programs
Chapter 18 - Child Maltreatment Act
Subchapter 4 - Reporting Suspected Child Maltreatment
§ 12-18-401. Generally
(a) A person may immediately notify the Child Abuse Hotline if he or she:
(1) Has reasonable cause to suspect that:
(A) Child maltreatment has occurred; or
(B) A child has died as a result of child maltreatment; or
(2) Observes a child being subjected to conditions or circumstances that would reasonably result in child maltreatment.
(b) A person who in good faith notifies the hotline in accordance with subsection (a) of this section is immune from civil and criminal liability.