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(a)(1) A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a minor in the third degree if the person recklessly engages in conduct creating a substantial risk of serious harm to the physical or mental welfare of a person known by the actor to be a minor.
(2) As used in this section, “serious harm to the physical or mental welfare” means physical or mental injury that causes:
(A) Protracted disfigurement;
(B) Protracted impairment of physical or mental health; or
(C) Loss or protracted impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
(b) Endangering the welfare of a minor in the third degree is a Class B misdemeanor.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-27-207. Endangering welfare of minor--Third degree - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-5-criminal-offenses/ar-code-sect-5-27-207.html
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