assembly Bill A8539

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlawful wearing of a body vest

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Aug 23, 2019 referred to codes

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A8539 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§270.20 & 70.25, Pen L

A8539 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the unlawful wearing of a body vest; provides that a person is guilty of the unlawful wearing of a body vest when he or she commits a certain misdemeanor or felony and in the course of and in furtherance of such crime he wears a body vest.

A8539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8539

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful wearing of a
  body vest

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  270.20  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 317 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  A  person  is  guilty  of the unlawful wearing of a body vest when
acting either alone or with one or more other persons he OR SHE  commits
any  [violent felony offense defined in section 70.02 while possessing a
firearm, rifle or shotgun] MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY DEFINED IN THIS CHAPTER
and in the course of and in furtherance of such crime he OR SHE wears  a
body vest.
  §  2. Section 70.25 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision 2-h to read as follows:
  2-H. WHENEVER A PERSON IS CONVICTED OF UNLAWFUL WEARING OF A BODY VEST
AS DEFINED IN SECTION 270.20 OF THIS CHAPTER, THE  SENTENCE  IMPOSED  BY
THE  COURT  FOR  SUCH  OFFENSE  SHALL  RUN CONSECUTIVELY TO ANY SENTENCE
IMPOSED UPON CONVICTION OF A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY  OFFENSE  DEFINED  IN
THIS CHAPTER ARISING FROM THE SAME CRIMINAL TRANSACTION.
  §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13618-01-9

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