H.R.378 - Responsible Body Armor Possession Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] (Introduced 01/14/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/05/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.378 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/14/2015)
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.