HB 104 (911 Responsibilities in an Emergency)
Libertas Institute opposes this bill.
This bill criminalizes the failure to call 911 during a crime or emergency in which somebody is suffering serious bodily injury.
Libertas opposes this bill. Allowing a prosecutor to later seek punishment for a person who made a bad moral judgment, but who did not necessarily intend to aid in the continued injury of the person, is a bad policy decision that unnecessarily criminalizes Utahns who find themselves in such a circumstance.