A Utah "Personhood" Amendment
did not make the 2012 ballot
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would have defined the term "person" in the Utah Constitution
at the moment of biological development. According to reports, the proposal was scheduled to be introduced in 2012 state legislative session
by State Sen. Aaron Osmond
Path to the ballot
The constitutional amendment requires a two-thirds vote in the Utah Legislature in order to qualify for the 2012 ballot.
According to reports, the effort to place the measure on the ballot by Aaron Osmond was dropped.