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Texas Campus Carry: An Overview of the History and Current Statutes

Despite particularly heavy debate surrounding the issue, the permitting of handgun license holders to carry handguns on college campuses, or Texas campus carry, introduced in Senate Bill 11, remains one of the least understood aspects of the new laws regarding handgun licensing and carrying a handgun. The Law Prior to Texas Campus Carry Until August 1, 2016, when the Texas …

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The Basics of Texas Open Carry

I realize that this should have been my first article on Texas open carry laws, and for that, I apologize.  But I’m a believer of “better late than never,” so here is my explanation of the basics of the new Texas open carry laws. Until January 1, 2016, Subchapter H, Chapter 411 of the Texas Government Code governed the licensing …

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Texas Penal Code 30.06 / Texas Penal Code 30.07

  Since it first took effect in 1997, Texas Penal Code § 30.06 has provided property owners with a means to prevent Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holders from carrying concealed weapons on their property, and created criminal penalties for CHL holders who disregard proper notice that carrying weapons is prohibited.  Texas penal code 30.07 Prior to January 1, 2016, a CHL …