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A. Misdemeanors Classified 1 :
1. Misdemeanors are classified into two (2) categories:
a. Class B misdemeanors;
b. Class C misdemeanors.
2. An offense designated as a misdemeanor or any act prohibited or declared to be unlawful in this Code or any ordinance of the City when no other specification as to punishment or category is made, is a Class B misdemeanor.
B. Infractions 2 :
1. Infractions are not classified.
2. Any offense which is made an infraction in this Code or other ordinances of the City, or which is expressly designated an infraction and any offense designated by this Code or other ordinances of the City which is not designated as a misdemeanor and for which no penalty is specified is an infraction.
1. Persons 3 : A person convicted of an offense may be sentenced to pay a fine, not exceeding:
a. One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) when the conviction is of a Class B misdemeanor; and
b. Seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) when the conviction is of a Class C misdemeanor or infraction.
2. Corporations 4 : The sentence to pay a fine, when imposed upon a corporation, association, partnership or governmental instrumentality for an offense defined in this Code or for an offense defined outside this Code for which no special corporate fine is specified shall be to pay an amount fixed by the court, not exceeding:
a. Five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) when the conviction is for a Class B misdemeanor; and
b. One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) when the conviction is for a Class C misdemeanor or for an infraction.
3. Whenever a person is convicted of an infraction and no punishment is specified, the person may be fined as for a Class C misdemeanor.
1. Misdemeanors 5 : A person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor may be sentenced to imprisonment as follows:
a. In the case of a Class B misdemeanor, for a term not exceeding six (6) months;
b. In the case of a Class C misdemeanor, for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days.
2. Infractions 6 : A person convicted of an infraction may not be imprisoned but may be subject to a fine, forfeiture and disqualification, or any combination. (1997 Code)
1. U.C.A. § 76-3-104.
2. U.C.A. § 76-3-105.
3. U.C.A. § 76-3-301.
4. U.C.A. § 76-3-302.
1. U.C.A. § 76-3-204.
2. U.C.A. § 76-3-205.