New member ?s about TX CHL

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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Matth3w » Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:06 pm

I definitely don’t plan on getting a Texas license. So I will always have the AZ license with AZ address on the AZ license. When I get to Texas I’ll change the LTC to my local Texas address but it will just be renting for three years before I move again so I’m not under any circumstance getting a Texas license. If that means I’m stuck with a nonresident a LTC then so be it I guess.

I still think none of that matters active duty but DPS is still closed for the holidays today so I need to wait until tomorrow to get a more solid answer.

For some reason I recall the active duty gives me sort of resident status but it was like 4+ years ago and things could change and I’m getting old so perhaps my memory is failing. At the very least I should have zero issues with a non resident carrying while I live in TX


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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Matth3w » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:21 pm

I thought the rules were slightly different for carrying in texas with a nonresident...like stand off distances or something. Or is that old news? Specifically I came across an older Google result that stated something like with a nonresident you had to remain 1000ft from a school but that restriction didn't exist for resident...?

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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Flightmare » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:23 pm

Matth3w wrote:I thought the rules were slightly different for carrying in texas with a nonresident...like stand off distances or something. Or is that old news? Specifically I came across an older Google result that stated something like with a nonresident you had to remain 1000ft from a school but that restriction didn't exist for resident...?


That is the GFSZA, a federal restriction.
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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Matth3w » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:25 pm

Ok, so irrelevant to the Texas LTC resident vs. nonresident then?

Thanks everyone for answering my stupid, somewhat niche questions.

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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby bigtek » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:27 pm

Matth3w wrote:Ok, so irrelevant to the Texas LTC resident vs. nonresident then?

Federal law is federal law, so it's kind of like smoking pot in Colorado. :evil2:
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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Keith B » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:29 pm

Matth3w wrote:Ok, so irrelevant to the Texas LTC resident vs. nonresident then?

Thanks everyone for answering my stupid, somewhat niche questions.


Yes. Federal law states that a person who has a license to carry from the state they are in is exempt from the Gun Free School Zone Act. So, not really a resident/non-resident issue, but a license from the state required. For example, if you have an TX license, resident or non-resident, you can be closer to a school in TX, but not in another state.
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Re: New member ?s about TX CHL

Postby Matth3w » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:33 pm

Ok thanks for clarifying. I’ll hopefully have more info from the source on the resident vs. nonresident tomorrow. Just for peoples future reference and search history.


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