Title: Responsible Body Armor Possession Act
Subject: Firearms and explosives: Crime and law enforcement
Description: 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.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: February 5, 2015
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7 sponsors: Michael Honda; Julia Brownley; Danny Davis; Alcee Hastings; Robin Kelly; Barbara Lee; Eric Swalwell;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (7 of 435)
|House||Feb 5, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jan 14, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jan 25 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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