2020 Arkansas Code
Title 21 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 6 - Fees
Subchapter 3 - County Officers
§ 21-6-304. Coroners

Universal Citation: AR Code § 21-6-304 (2020)
  1. (a)

    1. (1) Coroners shall be allowed fees as follows:

      1. (A) For viewing a dead body in case of inquisition of death $ 7.50

      2. (B) For summoning each witness .50

      3. (C) For each deposition duly taken and returned .50

      4. (D) For summoning and swearing jury, taking and returning inquisition 25.00

      5. (E) For taking each recognizance .50

      6. (F) For arresting any person whom, according to the inquisition or otherwise, he or she may be bound to arrest 1.00

      7. (G) For going from his or her residence to the place of viewing a dead body and returning, each mile .20

      8. (H) For each mile traveled in arresting any person and committing such person .20

      9. (I) For each and every mile traveled in answering call wherein inquest is found not necessary, each mile .05

      10. (J) For each and every day for making the call and report to the circuit clerk where inquest is found not necessary 5.00.

    2. (2) Such fees, together with the fees of the jurors and witnesses, shall be paid out of the county treasury as other demands.

  2. (b) For performing the duties of sheriff, the coroner shall be entitled to the same fees for the time being as are allowed to sheriffs for such services.

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