47.0102 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. 47.0102]

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

(1) "Domestic or family violence" means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts by a family or household member, but does not include acts of self-defense:

(A) Attempting to cause or causing physical harm to another family or household member:

(B) Placing a family or household member in fear of physical harm; or

(C) Causing a family or household member to engage involuntarily in sexual activity by force, threat of force, or duress.(2) "Family or household members" include:

(A) Adults or minors who are current or former spouses;

(B) Adults or minors who live together or who have lived together;

(C) Adults or minors who are dating or who have dated;

(D) Adults or minors who are engaged in or who have engaged in a sexual relationship;

(E) Adults or minors who are related by blood or adoption;

(F) Adults or minors who are related or formerly related by marriage;

(G) Persons who have a child in common; and

(H) Minor children of a person in a relationship that is described in paragraphs(A) through(H).

History: 2004, PL 28-16.