(a)(1) A license to carry a concealed handgun issued under this subchapter shall be revoked if the licensee becomes ineligible under the criteria set forth in � 5-73-308(a) or � 5-73-309.
(2)(A) Any law enforcement officer making an arrest of a licensee for a violation of this subchapter or any other statutory violation that requires revocation of a license to carry a concealed handgun shall confiscate the license and forward it to the Director of the Department of Arkansas State Police.
(B) The license shall be held until a determination of the charge is finalized, with the appropriate disposition of the license after the determination.
(b) When the Department of Arkansas State Police receives notification from any law enforcement agency or court that a licensee has been found guilty or has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to any crime involving the use of a weapon, the license issued under this subchapter is immediately revoked.
(c) The director shall revoke the license of any licensee who has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to or been found guilty of an alcohol-related offense committed while carrying a handgun.
History. Acts 1995, No. 411, �� 2, 4, 5; 1995, No. 419, �� 2, 4, 5; 1997, No. 1239, � 11; 2003, No. 545, � 4; 2007, No. 827, � 101.
Amendments. The 2003 amendment rewrote (c).
The 2007 amendment substituted �or � 5-73-309� for �and � 5-73-309� in (a)(1), and made a related change.
U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev.
Survey of Legislation, 2003 Arkansas General Assembly, Criminal Law, Weapons, 26 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 370.
5-73-313. Expiration and renewal.
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (f)(1) of this section, the licensee may renew his or her license no more than ninety (90) days prior to the expiration date by submitting to the Department of Arkansas State Police:
(1) A renewal form prescribed by the department;
(2) A verified statement that the licensee remains qualified pursuant to the criteria specified in �� 5-73-308(a) and 5-73-309;
(3) A renewal fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00);
(4) A certification or training form properly completed by the licensee's training instructor reflecting that the licensee's training was conducted; and
(5) A digital photograph of the licensee or a release authorization to obtain a digital photograph of the licensee from another source.
(b) The license shall be renewed upon receipt of the completed renewal application, a digital photograph of the licensee, and appropriate payment of fees subject to a background investigation conducted pursuant to this subchapter that did not reveal any disqualifying offense or unresolved arrest that would disqualify a licensee under this subchapter.
(c) Additionally, a licensee who fails to file a renewal application on or before the expiration date shall renew his or her license by paying a late fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00).
(d)(1) No license shall be renewed six (6) months or more after its expiration date, and the license is deemed to be permanently expired.
(2)(A) A person whose license has been permanently expired may reapply for licensure.
(B) An application for licensure and fees pursuant to �� 5-73-308(a), 5-73-309, and 5-73-311(a) shall be submitted, and a new background investigation shall be conducted.
(e) A new criminal background investigation shall be conducted when an applicant applies for renewal of a license. Costs for processing a new background check shall be paid by the applicant.
(f)(1) An active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the National Guard, or a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, who is on active duty outside this state may renew his or her license within thirty (30) days after the person returns to this state by submitting to the department:
(A) Proof of assignment outside of this state on the expiration date of the license; and
(B) The items listed in subdivisions (a)(1)-(5) of this section.
(2) Subsections (c) and (d) of this section shall not apply to a person who renews his or her license under subdivision (f)(1) of this section.
History. Acts 1995, No. 411, � 2; 1995, No. 419, � 2; 1997, No. 1239, �� 6, 12; 1999, No. 487, � 2; 2003, No. 545, � 2; 2005, No. 881, � 1; 2007, No. 664, � 5.