Unlawful Possession of Body Armor by Felon

Chapter 46 of the Texas Penal Code defines charges and punishments for weapon related offenses.

“Unlawful Possession of Body Armor by a Felon”, as per § 46.041 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person who has been convicted of a felony possesses metal or body armor.

In this section, "metal or body armor" means any body covering manifestly designed, made, or adapted for the purpose of protecting a person against gunfire.

An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

Punishment Range

Third Degree Felony

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years
  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000

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