Texas Legislative Update

Bill: HB 1463
Caption: URelating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to statewide elected officials and certain current and former members of the legislature.
Committee: House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
Status Change: Scheduled for public hearing on March 31st, 2011

Bill: HCR 85
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to require that any subsequent law cite the constitutional section authorizing Congress to enact the law, state the extent and reasons for any preemption of state, local, or tribal law, include factual findings if the authority cited is the power to regulate interstate commerce, prohibit federal agency regulations from interfering with state or local powers without express statutory authority, and require the voluntary inclusion of states in federal rulemaking.
Committee: House Select Committee on State Sovereignty
Status Change: Left pending on March 24th, 2011

Courtesy of the Lone Star Citizens Defense League