2020 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs
Subtitle 2 - Law Enforcement Agencies and Programs
Chapter 18 - Child Maltreatment Act
Subchapter 2 - Offenses and Penalties
§ 12-18-203. Making a false report under this chapter

Universal Citation: AR Code § 12-18-203 (2020)
  1. (a) A person commits the offense of making a false report under this chapter if he or she purposely makes a report containing a false allegation to the Child Abuse Hotline knowing the allegation to be false.

  2. (b)

    1. (1) A first offense of making a false report under this chapter is a Class A misdemeanor.

    2. (2) A subsequent offense of making a false report under this chapter is a Class D felony.

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