HB49 Filed

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HB49 Filed

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Post by polekitty » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:17 pm

No text yet, but I think it is what we've been waiting for.

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Post by Pawpaw » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:45 pm

It just might be! :hurry:
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Post by lrpettit » Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:51 pm

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Post by Lucky » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:18 pm

I just sent a fax to Governor Perry politely asking him to stand up for gun rights in Texas in this session.

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Post by ALCSTUDIOS » Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:32 pm

I'm so happy I could...... ain't no one got time fer dat.. more calls and letters going out.. Let's all keep our fingers crossed and fight for this one. :clapping:
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Post by RCP » Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:45 pm

Wow I sure hope so! :thumbs2:

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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:44 am

Looks like good news ahead, but still no text and no confirmation it's been added to the list by the Gov.

Looking for comment from Charles... :bigear:
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Post by blwill » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:21 pm

Here's a link to the text:

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/83 ... navpanes=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by sjfcontrol » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:31 pm

Wow! So carrying while intoxicated is a class-C misd. the first time, and a class B thereafter!
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Post by cbunt1 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:33 pm

I just took a quick read, but I believe this is the one we've been looking for. As I read it, as drafted, it allows CHL holders to carry a handgun in all the same locations as an off duty LEO.
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Post by nightmare69 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:36 pm

So we can carry everywhere unless posted?
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Post by JJVP » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:40 pm

blwill wrote:Here's a link to the text:

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/83 ... navpanes=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
There is a small issue. On top of page 7, the phrase "of the same category as the handgun the person is carrying" needs to be deleted. It no longer applies, or will not after September 1st.
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Post by bayouhazard » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:41 pm

I hope Rick Perry will rise to the occassion.

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Post by nightmare69 » Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:49 pm

So if this bill is passed and become law I have a few questions...

1. Where will I be able to carry that Im not allowed to now?

2. It says it takes either 2/3 vote and become effective immediately or it will go into effect Sept 1st. Does that mean that this bill will become law regardless if it gets the votes or not?
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Post by Bladed » Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:16 pm

nightmare69 wrote:So if this bill is passed and become law I have a few questions...

1. Where will I be able to carry that Im not allowed to now?

2. It says it takes either 2/3 vote and become effective immediately or it will go into effect Sept 1st. Does that mean that this bill will become law regardless if it gets the votes or not?
I'm not sure what you're asking, but the bill still has to pass. Just like any bill, it must be passed out of committee in both the House and the Senate, be passed out of the Calendars Committee in the House, and be passed by majority vote on both second and third reading in both the House and the Senate.

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