February 21, 2013
Bills to Further Punish Throwing of Bodily Substances in Utah
A Utah Senate committee has passed two bills increasing the punishments for throwing bodily substances, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. SB97 would add vomit on the list of substances that result in a third-degree felony if thrown at the face of a law officer. The list already includes saliva, blood, urine and feces. SB98 would make it a class B misdemeanor to throw any of these bodily substances at a person who is not a law officer.
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