2023 Utah Code
Title 77 - Utah Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 23a - Interception of Communications Act
Section 4.5 - Implanting an electronic identification device -- Penalties.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 77-23a-4.5 (2023)
77-23a-4.5. Implanting an electronic identification device -- Penalties.
  • (1) A person may not require, coerce, or compel any other individual to undergo or submit to the subcutaneous implanting of a radio frequency identification tag.
  • (2) Any person who violates Subsection (1) is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
  • (3)
    • (a) A person who is implanted with a subcutaneous identification device in violation of Subsection (1) may bring a civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction for actual damages, compensatory damages, punitive damages, injunctive relief, or any combination of these.
    • (b) The initial civil penalty may not be more than $10,000, and no more than $1,000 for each day the violation continues until the electronic identification device is removed or disabled.

Enacted by Chapter 168, 2011 General Session
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