3rd Degree Felony or Class A Misdemeanor.
A defendant commits unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (domestic violence) if, under circumstances not amounting to rape, attempted rape, object rape, attempted object rape, forcible sodomy, attempted forcible sodomy, forcible sexual abuse, attempted forcible sexual abuse, aggravated sexual assault or attempted aggravated sexual assault a defendant who is at least 10 years older than the minor at the time of the sexual conduct.
3rd degree felony:
Class A misdemeanor:
Touches the anus, buttocks, or any part of the genitals of the minor, or touches the breast of a female minor, or otherwise takes indecent liberties with the minor, or causes a minor to take indecent liberties with the defendant or another person, with the intent to case substantial emotional or bodily pain to any person or with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person.
3rd degree felony: A term not to exceed 5 years.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-203(3))
Class A misdemeanor: A term not to exceed 1 year.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-204(1))
3rd degree felony: A fine not to exceed $5,000, plus a 90% surcharge.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(1)(a), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)
Class A misdemeanor: A fine not to exceed $2,500, plus a 90% surcharge.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(1)(c), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)
The court may order the accused to pay restitution if convicted of this crime.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-38a-301)
3rd degree felony: For the duration of the sentence, and 10 years thereafter.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-27-21.5(12)(a))
Because of the unique and highly emotional nature of domestic violence crimes, the high recidivism
rate of violent offenders, and the demonstrated increased risk of continued acts of violence subsequent
to the release of an offender who has been arrested for domestic violence, it was the finding of the
Utah Legislature that domestic violence crimes, are crimes for which bail may be denied if there is
substantial evidence to support the charge, and if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence
that he alleged perpetrator would constitute a substantial danger to an alleged victim of domestic
violence if released on bail.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-6-2.5(12))
In addition to penalties otherwise provided by law, the court may:
The court will:
A defendant convicted of a 3rd degree felony unlawful sexual conduct with a 16 or 17 year old (domestic violence) must provide a DNA specimen.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-10-403(2))
A defendant convicted of unlawful sexual conduct with a 16 or 17 year old (domestic violence) may not posses, use or have control of a firearm or ammunition for life.
(18 U.S.C. §922(g)(9))
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