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Legal Statutes: Arkansas

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Subchapter 2. Arkansas Crime Information Center

back to top§ 12-12-215. Protection order registry

(a) In addition to other duties as provided, the Arkansas Crime Information Center shall maintain a registry of all orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued by a court of this state or registered in this state.

(b)(1) Upon receipt of an authorized order of protection, temporary order of protection, or any modification or cancellation of such orders, a court clerk shall immediately forward a copy to the sheriff of the county for service.

(2) The sheriff shall immediately enter, or cause to be entered, such orders and any subsequent modifications or cancellations, into the center system.

(3) If the sheriff does not have a center terminal and entries are made by another agency that does have a center terminal, that agency shall make such entries immediately upon receipt of information from the sheriff.

(4) Only orders which are consistent with § 9-15-302(b) may be entered into the center system.

(c) Information contained in the registry shall be determined by the Supervisory Board for the Arkansas Crime Information Center. Orders of protection and temporary orders of protection required to be entered into the center system shall include, at a minimum, the full name and date of birth of the subject of the order for proper identification.

(d) Information contained in the registry shall be deemed confidential and shall be available at all times only to courts, law enforcement, and prosecuting attorneys.
Acts of 1995, Act 995, § 1.