H.R.5344 - Responsible Body Armor Possession Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] (Introduced 07/31/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/26/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
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Summary: H.R.5344 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2014)
Responsible Body Armor Possession Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor, except: (1) by or under the authority of the United States or any state or political subdivision, or (2) enhanced body armor that was lawfully possessed before the effective date of this Act.
Defines "enhanced body armor" to mean body armor, including a helmet or shield, the ballistic resistance of which meets or exceeds the ballistic performance of Type III armor, determined using National Institute of Justice Standard-0101.06.