Utah Stalking Laws

Code Section
76-5-106.5

Defined As
Intentionally or knowingly causes a reasonable person fear

Punishment/Classification
Class A misdemeanor. 3rd degree felony if: (1) previous conviction of stalking, (2) conviction in another jurisdiction to an offense similar to stalking, or (3) convicted of felony offense in which victim or victim’s family was victim. Felony of the 2nd degree if: (1) used deadly weapon or other means of force, (2) previously convicted 2 or more times of stalking, (3) convicted 2 or more times in another jurisdiction of  offenses similar to stalking, (4) convicted 2 or more times in any combination of (2) and (3), (5) convicted 2 or more times of felonies in which victim was also a victim of felonies

Repeat Offense
If 2 or more convictions: felony of the 3rd degree

Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?
Conviction for stalking acts as application for permanent restraining order

Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?
None


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