H.B. 405 (Utah 2016) (amending Laws of Utah §§ 76-3-203.6, -206, -207, -207.5, -207-.7 and enacting § 76-3-209).
Utah passed a legislation eliminating life without parole for juveniles in 2016. The Utah statute prohibits sentencing an individual to life without parole if the crime was committed under the age of 18. Under the statute, the maximum sentence that may be imposed on a juvenile offender is “an indeterminate prison term of not less than 25 years and that may be for life.”