Indecent exposure - Arkansas Sexual Assault Laws

Indecent exposure Crime & Punishment in Arkansas :

The Arkansas code § 5-14-112 defines two degrees of the crime indecent exposure, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.

Severity Indecent exposure - Charge Description Punishment
Class A misdemeanor
Not more than 1 year; up to $1,000 fine
Class D felony
Subsequent offense where the victim is 11-15 years old, unless actor is under 18 Maximum of 6 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

Arkansas law allows indecent exposure to be enforced as a statutory charge. This means that this charge can be applied to cases in which the victim is younger than the Arkansas Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.

Indecent exposure defined in other states :

Indecent exposure is a charge in a total of three other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.

State Charge Type(s) Punishment(s)
Hawaii Petty misdemeanor A maximum of 6 months in prison, and/or probationary terms of 6-12 months and/or a maximum fine of $1000.
Montana Third or subsequent conviction, punishable by life imprisonment, or imprisonment for a term of not less than 5 years or more than 100 years and a fine of not more than $10,000.; Second conviction is punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 1 year, or both.; Fine not to exceed $500 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 6 months, or both
New Hampshire Class A felony; Class B felony; Misdemeanor A maximum of 7 ½ to 15 years in prison and a fine up to $4,000.; A maximum of 7 years in prison; Up to 12 months in prison

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