Gun bills on the Senate intent calendar today

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Gun bills on the Senate intent calendar today

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Post by baldeagle » Tue May 21, 2013 9:57 am

HB 48 Relating to the procedure under which a person may renew a license to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 508 Relating to certain offenses relating to carrying concealed handguns on property owned or leased by a governmental entity; providing a civil penalty. (This makes no sense since it passed yesterday.)

HB 972 Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the premises of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 1076 Relating to certain firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; providing an exemption from federal regulation and providing penalties.

HB 3142 Relating to handguns used to demonstrate proficiency in handgun use for purposes of obtaining a concealed handgun license.

HB 3370 Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers and former reserve law enforcement officers to carry certain firearms.
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Post by Beiruty » Tue May 21, 2013 10:00 am

What happened:
To the open carry for CHLers as an option?
Or
To the failure to conceal clarification?
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Beiruty wrote:What happened:
To the open carry for CHLers as an option?
Or
To the failure to conceal clarification?
Open carry is a no go.
Failure to conceal clarification passed. See SB299

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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Tue May 21, 2013 10:34 am

SB299 has been signed by Gov. Perry and it will be effective on Sept. 1, 2013.

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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Tue May 21, 2013 10:36 am

Listening to Sen. Wendy Davis makes me ill. That fact that she was elected to the Senate is puzzling beyond belief.

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Post by baldeagle » Tue May 21, 2013 10:38 am

Charles L. Cotton wrote:Listening to Sen. Wendy Davis makes me ill. That fact that she was elected to the Senate is puzzling beyond belief.

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Her voice is irritating, isn't it? (And her positions are even more so.)
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Post by K.Mooneyham » Tue May 21, 2013 11:02 am

Charles L. Cotton wrote:Listening to Sen. Wendy Davis makes me ill. That fact that she was elected to the Senate is puzzling beyond belief.

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It pains me that she serves part of the Fort Worth area. Luckily I am not in her district.

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Link please?

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue May 21, 2013 11:23 am

mojo84 wrote:Link please?
http://www.senate.state.tx.us/bin/live.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by mojo84 » Tue May 21, 2013 11:29 am

Thanks. Trying to watch US Senate and State Senate at the same time is a bit of a challenge.

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue May 21, 2013 11:41 am

mojo84 wrote:Thanks. Trying to watch US Senate and State Senate at the same time is a bit of a challenge.
I still refuse to load Real Audio... so.. I'm unable to listen to TX House.. :roll:
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Post by Smily » Tue May 21, 2013 1:57 pm

Youtube live stream... for thoes who cant Real it.
http://www.texastribune.org/session/83R/live/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Jaguar » Tue May 21, 2013 3:24 pm

Charles L. Cotton wrote:Listening to Sen. Wendy Davis makes me ill. That fact that she was elected to the Senate is puzzling beyond belief.

Chas.
The idiot running against her was clearly outmatched. :tiphat:

I had to put up with both of their commercials during the race but I'm not in that district. They were both juvenile and over the top idiots, she won.
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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue May 21, 2013 3:48 pm

Smily wrote:Youtube live stream... for thoes who cant Real it.
http://www.texastribune.org/session/83R/live/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
THANKS.!! :tiphat:
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Post by baldeagle » Tue May 21, 2013 4:26 pm

I just got home from the doctor. Any news? Have any of the gun bills come up yet?
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