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by ELB
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Texas Firearms Coalition
Topic: College Administrators – The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You!
Replies: 18
Views: 6147

Re: College Administrators – The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You!

jb2012 wrote:
I am willing to do anything I can, but I think my voice is pretty overlooked as a student. A young student at that. (21) What can someone like myself even do?
Is there not a Students for Concealed Carry chapter at your campus? Start one!

http://texas.concealedcampus.org/
by ELB
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Texas Firearms Coalition
Topic: College Administrators – The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You!
Replies: 18
Views: 6147

Re: College Administrators – The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You!

oohrah wrote:I'm still waiting for my private institution to comply. No consulting yet;

"(e) private or independent institution of higher education in this state, after consulting with students, staff, and faculty of the institution, may establish rules, regulations, or other provisions prohibiting license holders from carrying handguns on the campus of the institution, any grounds or building on which an activity sponsored by the institution is being conducted, or a passenger transportation vehicle owned by the institution."

After the first of the year, I would like to make some inquiries.
It would seem that if even a private university failed to do the statute-required consulting, and tried to simply banned licensed carry by fiat, then the legal effect would be the opposite -- licensed carry would be legal across the entire campus. It would take a lawsuit to get them to acknowledge this. More likely they would put together a sham consulting process with a pre-determined outcome, and that would be harder to deal with, but would seem to be a violation of the law's intent that should be brought to the attention of the Leg in 2017.

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