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A00353 Summary:

BILL NOA00353
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORJacobson
 
COSPNSRColton, Montesano
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 270.20 & 70.25, Pen L
 
Relates to the unlawful wearing of a body vest; provides that a person is guilty of the unlawful wearing of a body vest when he or she commits a certain misdemeanor or felony and in the course of and in furtherance of such crime he wears a body vest.
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A00353 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                           353
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. JACOBSON, COLTON, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH -- read
          once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful wearing of  a
          body vest
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  270.20  of  the  penal  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  317  of  the  laws  of 2001, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    1. A person is guilty of the unlawful wearing  of  a  body  vest  when
     5  acting  either alone or with one or more other persons he or she commits
     6  any [violent felony offense defined in section 70.02 while possessing  a
     7  firearm, rifle or shotgun] misdemeanor or felony defined in this chapter
     8  and  in the course of and in furtherance of such crime he or she wears a
     9  body vest.
    10    § 2. Section 70.25 of the penal law is amended by adding a new  subdi-
    11  vision 2-h to read as follows:
    12    2-h. Whenever a person is convicted of unlawful wearing of a body vest
    13  as  defined  in  section 270.20 of this chapter, the sentence imposed by
    14  the court for such offense  shall  run  consecutively  to  any  sentence
    15  imposed  upon  conviction  of a misdemeanor or felony offense defined in
    16  this chapter arising from the same criminal transaction.
    17    § 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
    18  have become a law.
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05231-01-1
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