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H.B. 307 Enrolled
This act modifies the Criminal Code by adding the second degree felony offense of child
bigamy to the state's bigamy law.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
76-7-101.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 76-7-101.5 is enacted to read:
76-7-101.5. Child bigamy -- Penalty.
(1) An actor 18 years of age or older is guilty of child bigamy when, knowing he or she
has a wife or husband, or knowing that a person under 18 years of age has a wife or husband,
the actor carries out the following with the person who is under 18 years of age:
(a) purports to marry the person who is under 18 years of age; or
(b) cohabits with the person who is under 18 years of age.
(2) A violation of Subsection (1) is a second degree felony.
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