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Arkansas Law

 

§ 5-13-203. Battery in the third degree.

(a) A person commits battery in the third degree if:

     (1) With the purpose of causing physical injury to another person, he causes physical injury to any person; or

     (2) He recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or

     (3) He negligently causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or

     (4) He purposely causes stupor, unconsciousness, or physical or mental impairment or injury to another person by administering to him, without his consent, any drug or other substance.

(b) Battery in the third degree is a Class A misdemeanor.

History. Acts 1975, No. 280, § 1603; A.S.A. 1947, § 41-1603.