(a) 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.
(b) A person who has been convicted of a felony commits an offense if after the conviction the person possesses metal or body armor.

Terms Used In Texas Penal Code 46.041

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: means an offense so designated by law or punishable by death or confinement in a penitentiary. See Texas Penal Code 1.07

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