assembly Bill A353

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlawful wearing of a body vest

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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A353 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§270.20 & 70.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8539

A353 (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.

A353 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    353
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. JACOBSON, COLTON, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH -- read
   once and referred to the Committee 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.
                                                            LBD05231-01-1