URE1102. Reliable Hearsay in Criminal Preliminary Examinations. In its 2023 legislative session, the Utah Legislature approved SJR006, modifying Rule 1102 of the Utah Rules of Evidence. The amendment permits a prosecutor, or staff for a prosecutor, to transcribe a declarant’s statement or assist a declarant in drafting a statement, so long as the prosecutor, or staff for the prosecutor, does not draft the statement or tamper with the witness.
URE1102 Amend. Amends the definition of reliable hearsay. Removes the requirement that a statement made by a child victim must be “promptly reported.”