Bullying Laws in Utah Cyberbullying Research Center image 1In Utah, the penalty for minors engaging in sexting is a misdemeanor for the first offense. Subsequent offenses are felonies.


Revenge porn law: “Distribution of Intimate Images” (signed by Governor 3/29/2014)
(2) An actor commits the offense of distribution of intimate images if the actor, with the intent to cause emotional distress or harm, knowingly or intentionally distributes to any third party any intimate image of an individual who is 18 years of age or older, if:
(a) the actor knows that the depicted individual has not given consent to the actor to distribute the intimate image;
(b) the intimate image was created by or provided to the actor under circumstances in which the individual has a reasonable expectation of privacy; and
(c) actual emotional distress or harm is caused to the person as a result of the distribution under this section.