Utah Code § 76-5-102

Current through Chapter 510 of the 2019 General Session
Section 76-5-102 - Assault - Penalties
(1) Assault is:
(a) an attempt, with unlawful force or violence, to do bodily injury to another; or

(b) an act, committed with unlawful force or violence, that causes bodily injury to another or creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another.
(2) Assault is a class B misdemeanor.
(3) Assault is a class A misdemeanor if:
(a) the person causes substantial bodily injury to another; or
(b) the victim is pregnant and the person has knowledge of the pregnancy.
(4) It is not a defense against assault, that the accused caused serious bodily injury to another.

Utah Code § 76-5-102

Amended by Chapter 430, 2015 General Session ,§ 1, eff. 5/12/2015.

Amended by Chapter 109, 2003 General Session