Title 76 Chapter 10 Section 505

Utah Criminal Code
Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Welfare, and Morals
Section 505
Carrying loaded firearm in vehicle or on street.

            

76-10-505.   Carrying loaded firearm in vehicle or on street.

            (1) Unless otherwise authorized by law, a person may not carry a loaded firearm:

            (a) in or on a vehicle, unless:

            (i) the vehicle is in the person's lawful possession; or

            (ii) the person is carrying the loaded firearm in a vehicle with the consent of the person lawfully in possession of the vehicle;

            (b) on a public street; or

            (c) in a posted prohibited area.

            (2) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to a minor under 18 years of age, since a minor under 18 years of age may not carry a loaded firearm in or on a vehicle.

            (3) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a)(i) and (ii), a person may not possess a loaded rifle, shotgun, or muzzle-loading rifle in a vehicle.

            (4) A violation of this section is a class B misdemeanor.


Amended by Chapter 362, 2009 General Session