7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill relates to a peace officer's authority to stop and question a suspect of a crime.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ modifies the type of information a peace officer may request from a suspect the
13 officer stops to question about a crime; and
14 ▸ makes technical changes.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 76-8-301.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 293
22 77-7-15, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapter 281
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 76-8-301.5 is amended to read:
26 76-8-301.5. Failure to disclose identity.
27 (1) A person is guilty of failure to disclose identity if during the period of time that the
28 person is lawfully subjected to a stop as described in Section 77-7-15:
29 (a) a peace officer demands that the person disclose the person's name or date of birth;
30 (b) the demand described in Subsection (1)(a) is reasonably related to the
31 circumstances justifying the stop;
32 (c) the disclosure of the person's name or date of birth by the person does not present a
33 reasonable danger of self-incrimination in the commission of a crime; and
34 (d) the person fails to disclose the person's name or date of birth.
35 (2) Failure to disclose identity is a class B misdemeanor.
36 Section 2. Section 77-7-15 is amended to read:
37 77-7-15. Authority of peace officer to stop and question suspect -- Grounds.
38 A peace officer may stop any [
39 a reasonable suspicion to believe the [
40 committing or is attempting to commit a public offense and may demand the [
41 individual's name, address, date of birth, and an explanation of the [