2019 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 71 - Riots, Disorderly Conduct, Etc.
Subchapter 2 - Offenses Generally
§ 5-71-203. Inciting Riot

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-71-203 (2019)
  • (a) A person commits the offense of inciting riot if he or she knowingly:

    • (1) By speech or conduct urges others to participate in a riot under circumstances that produce a clear and present danger that they will participate in a riot; or

    • (2) Gives commands, instructions, or signals to others in furtherance of a riot.

  • (b)

    • (1) Inciting riot is a Class D felony if injury to a person or damage to property results from the offense.

    • (2) Otherwise, inciting riot is a Class A misdemeanor.

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