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(a) Upon petition by any citizen of the municipality or the prosecuting attorney to the circuit court having jurisdiction, any municipal officer who pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of a federal offense involving embezzlement of public funds, bribery, forgery, or other infamous crime or criminal conduct amounting to a felony, malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance in office shall be removed from office.
(b) The circuit clerk shall transmit to the Governor and city clerk of the municipality a certified transcript of the removal judgment of the court.
(c) The vacancy shall be filled as may be prescribed by law at the time the vacancy occurs.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-42-118. Removal of municipal officer for federal offense - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-14-local-government/ar-code-sect-14-42-118/
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