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609.486 COMMISSION OF CRIME WHILE WEARING OR POSSESSING A
BULLET-RESISTANT VEST.
A person who commits or attempts to commit a gross misdemeanor or felony while wearing
or possessing a bullet-resistant vest is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced
to imprisonment for not more than five years or to payment of a fine of not more than $10,000,
or both. Notwithstanding section 609.04, a prosecution for or conviction under this section is
not a bar to conviction of or punishment for any other crime committed by the defendant as
part of the same conduct.
As used in this section, "bullet-resistant vest" means a bullet-resistant garment that provides
ballistic and trauma protection.
History: 1990 c 439 s 1