Armor Vest Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 3796ll-2 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 46. Justice System Improvement; Matching Grant Program for Law Enforcement Armor Vests], the term "armor vest" means--

“(A) body armor, no less than Type I, which has been tested through the voluntary compliance testing program operated by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and found to meet or exceed the requirements of NIJ Standard 0101.03, or any subsequent revision of such standard; or

(B) body armor that has been tested through the voluntary compliance testing program, and found to meet or exceed the requirements of NIJ Standard 0115.00, or any revision of such standard.”