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SECTION 270.20
Unlawful wearing of body armor
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE P, ARTICLE 270
§ 270.20 Unlawful wearing of body armor.

1. A person is guilty of the unlawful wearing of body armor when
acting either alone or with one or more other persons he commits any
violent felony offense defined in section 70.02 while possessing a
firearm, rifle or shotgun and in the course of and in furtherance of
such crime he or she wears body armor.

2. For the purposes of this section "body armor" means any product
that is a personal protective body covering intended to protect against
gunfire, regardless of whether such product is to be worn alone or is
sold as a complement to another product or garment.

The unlawful wearing of body armor is a class E felony.