2020 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-1-106. Felonies

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-1-106 (2020)
  1. (a) An offense is a felony if the offense is designated a felony by:

    1. (1) The Arkansas Criminal Code; or

    2. (2) A statute not a part of the Arkansas Criminal Code.

  2. (b) A felony is classified as follows:

    1. (1) Class Y felony;

    2. (2) Class A felony;

    3. (3) Class B felony;

    4. (4) Class C felony; or

    5. (5) Class D felony.

  3. (c)

    1. (1) Any felony defined by a statute not a part of the Arkansas Criminal Code that does not specify the class of the felony or prescribe a limitation on a sentence to imprisonment upon conviction of the felony is a Class D felony.

    2. (2) Any felony defined by a statute not a part of the Arkansas Criminal Code that does prescribe a limitation on a sentence to imprisonment upon conviction of the felony is an unclassified felony.

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