(1)  A person commits reckless endangerment if, under circumstances not amounting to a felony offense, the person recklessly engages in conduct that creates a substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to another person.

Terms Used In Utah Code 76-5-112

  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
(2)  Reckless endangerment is a class A misdemeanor.

Enacted by Chapter 66, 1999 General Session