Texas Legislative Update

Bill: HB 1083
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers.
Committee: House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
Status Change: Reported favorably with no amendments (Vote: 8 aye, 0 nay, 1 absent)

Bill: HB 1379
Caption: Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer.
Committee: House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
Status Change: Reported favorably with no amendments (Vote: 8 aye, 0 nay, 1 absent)

Bill: HB 2560
Caption: Relating to transporting a foster child in a vehicle where a handgun is in the possession of a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
Committee: House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
Status Change: Reported favorably as substituted (Vote: 7 aye, 0 nay, 2 absent)

Bill: SB 285
Caption: Relating to exempting certain judicial officers from certain requirements for obtaining or renewing a concealed handgun license and to the authority of certain judicial officers to carry certain weapons.
Status Change: Placed on intent calendar for April 6th, 2011

Bill: SB 354
Caption: Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.
Status Change: Placed on intent calendar for April 6th, 2011

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: Left pending in sub-committee

Courtesy of the Lone Star Citizens Defense League

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