assembly Bill A10497

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlawful purchase and the unlawful sale or delivery of a body vest

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Current Bill Status Via S9407 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.210
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.664
substituted for a10497
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by s9407b
rules report cal.664
reported
reported referred to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to codes

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A10497 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9407
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§270.21 & 270.22, Pen L; add §396-eee, Gen Bus L; add §144-a, Exec L

A10497 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the purchase of a body vest; establishes that the purchase of a body vest shall be a class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a class E felony for each subsequent offense; establishes that the unlawful sale of a body vest shall be a class A misdemeanor for the first offense and a class E felony for any subsequent offense; creates a civil penalty for the unlawful sale or delivery of body vests.

A10497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10497
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 30, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Jacobson) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, the general business law and the execu-
   tive law, in relation to the unlawful purchase and  unlawful  sale  or
   delivery  of a body vest
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  270.21
 and 270.22 to read as follows:
 § 270.21 UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OF A BODY VEST.
   A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF THE UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OF A BODY VEST WHEN, NOT
 BEING ENGAGED OR EMPLOYED IN  AN  ELIGIBLE  PROFESSION,  THEY  KNOWINGLY
 PURCHASE  OR  TAKE POSSESSION OF A BODY VEST, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 270.20 OF THIS ARTICLE.  THIS  SECTION  SHALL
 NOT  APPLY  TO  INDIVIDUALS  OR ENTITIES ENGAGED OR EMPLOYED IN ELIGIBLE
 PROFESSIONS, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE POLICE OFFICERS AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION
 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, PEACE OFFICERS AS DEFINED IN SECTION
 2.10  OF  THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, PERSONS IN MILITARY SERVICE IN THE
 STATE OF NEW YORK OR MILITARY OR OTHER SERVICE FOR  THE  UNITED  STATES,
 AND  SUCH  OTHER  PROFESSIONS  DESIGNATED  BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN
 ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION ONE HUNDRED FORTY-FOUR-A OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
   UNLAWFUL PURCHASE OF A BODY VEST IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR FOR A  FIRST
 OFFENSE AND A CLASS E FELONY FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.
 § 270.22 UNLAWFUL SALE OF A BODY VEST.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF THE UNLAWFUL SALE OF A BODY VEST WHEN THEY SELL,
 EXCHANGE,  GIVE  OR  DISPOSE  OF A BODY VEST, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
 SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 270.20 OF THIS ARTICLE, TO AN INDIVIDUAL WHOM
 THEY KNOW OR REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN IS NOT ENGAGED OR EMPLOYED  IN
 AN  ELIGIBLE  PROFESSION,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION 270.21 OF
 THIS ARTICLE.
   UNLAWFUL SALE OF A BODY VEST IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR  FOR  THE  FIRST
 OFFENSE AND A CLASS E FELONY FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE.
   §  2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 396-
 eee to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.