WTF? The question is why? There is no legal grounds or precedent for this garbage!
New York Citizens! WTFU!
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 352 2021-2022 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY(Prefiled) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. JACOBSON, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, GOTTFRIED – read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful purchase or possession of a body vestThe People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 270.21 to 2 read as follows: 3 § 270.21 Unlawful purchase or possession of a body vest. 4 A person is guilty of the unlawful purchase or possession of a body 5 vest when he or she knowingly and unlawfully purchases or possesses a 6 body vest, as such term is defined in subdivision two of section 270.20 7 of this article. This section shall not apply to active law enforcement 8 officers or those whose occupations require the use of body vests as 9 determined by the department of state. 10 Unlawful purchase or possession of a body vest is a class A misdemea- 11 nor for a first offense and a class E felony for any subsequent offense. 12 § 2. Any person currently in possession of a body vest, as such term 13 is defined in subdivision two of section 270.20 of the penal law, shall 14 have 15 days from the effective date of this act to dispose of such body 15 vest at any local or state law enforcement agency. 16 § 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall 17 have become a law.