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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill provides a class B misdemeanor penalty for individuals providing false or
10 misleading information to an officer of the court.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . provides a class B misdemeanor penalty for persons knowingly providing false or
14 misleading statements to officers of the court; and
15 . applies whether or not the person is under affirmation or oath.
16 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 76-8-504.6, Utah Code Annotated 1953
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 76-8-504.6 is enacted to read:
26 76-8-504.6. False or misleading information.
27 (1) A person is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if the person knowingly gives or
28 causes to be given false or misleading information to an officer of the court for the purpose of
29 avoiding or reducing penalties in a matter before the court.
30 (2) Subsection (1) applies whether or not the person is under affirmation or oath.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-27-04 2:48 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.