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Legal Statutes: Arkansas

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Subchapter 1. General Provisions

back to top9-13-109. Drug testing--Proceedings concerning child custody, visitation, or the welfare of a child

(a) For purposes of this section, “drug” means any controlled substance as defined by the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, § 5-64-101 et seq.

(b) In a proceeding concerning child custody, child visitation, or the welfare of a child, the court may order drug testing of a party upon application of a party or by its own motion.

(c) The court may assess the cost of the drug testing to a party or parties or otherwise order or arrange payment of the cost of drug testing.

Acts of 2005, Act 430, § 1, eff. Aug. 12, 2005.