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Short Titles as Introduced

Responsible Body Armor Possession Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/14/2015Introduced in House

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Date
02/05/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/14/2015Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/14/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Judiciary01/14/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations02/05/2015 Referred to

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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.