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by Bladed
Wed May 08, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: Committee substitute for HB 972 passes committee
Replies: 36
Views: 3781

Re: Committee substitute for HB 972 passes committee

Update on HB 972. The NRA-ILA update this evening highlighted something about this bill that I either did not catch before, or has been added. I have been very disappointed at the opt-out provision. But according to the NRA, this bill would remove criminal penalties for carrying on campus. When sch...
by Bladed
Tue May 07, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

HB 1299 has been scheduled as the absolute last bill on the House calendar. That's how the Calendars Committee keeps their hands clean while deliberately killing a bill.

In the history of the Texas House, they've probably never once gotten to the last bill on the calendar before time ran out.
by Bladed
Mon May 06, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

Bladed wrote:The Calendars Committee meets in one hour. If they don't schedule HB 1299 tonight or tomorrow, it won't get a floor vote before time runs out.
There is still time to call/fax/email!
by Bladed
Sun May 05, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

The Calendars Committee meets in one hour. If they don't schedule HB 1299 tonight or tomorrow, it won't get a floor vote before time runs out.
by Bladed
Sat May 04, 2013 2:04 am
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

For all intents and purposes, this weekend is the last chance for the Texas House Committee on Calendars to schedule HB 1299 for a vote. Please take ONE MINUTE to send a single email to the entire committee, urging them to place the bill on the House calendar as soon as possible. Be sure to include ...
by Bladed
Thu May 02, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

HB 1862, the switchblade bill, has been placed on the House calendar for this coming Monday. Please do the following: 1. Call or write your State Representative , and encourage him/her to support HB 1862. 2. Call or write the members of the Calendars Committee (particularly the chair and vice-chair)...
by Bladed
Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: Getting discouraged
Replies: 32
Views: 2576

Re: Getting discouraged

baldeagle wrote:
Bladed wrote:Don't forget HB 1299 and HB 1862, the two knife rights bills.
Are they in Calendars?
Yes.
by Bladed
Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:30 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: 2013 Knife Rights Bills
Replies: 70
Views: 13399

Re: 2013 Knife Rights Bills

Please take two minutes to send a free online fax to Texas Representative Todd Hunter, Chairman of the Texas House Committee on Calendars, asking him to schedule House Bills 1299 and 1862 for a floor vote. Remember, HB 1299 would prohibit municipalities from regulating knives, electric stun guns, or...
by Bladed
Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: 2013 Texas Legislative Session
Topic: Getting discouraged
Replies: 32
Views: 2576

Re: Getting discouraged

Here's the list of firearms bills sitting in Calendars. The one's marked in red are bad bills. The rest are ones that we should be supporting. HB 47 HB 48 HB 153 HB 485 HB 508 HB 698 HB 801 HB 928 HB 972 HB 1009 HB 1076 HB 1304 HB 1314 HB 1344 HB 1349 HB 1421 HB 1872 HB 2407 Don't forget HB 1299 an...

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