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.
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