Texas Legislative Update

Bill: HB 1379
Caption: Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer.
House Status: Passed, Record Vote #375 (142 aye, 1 nay)
Senate Status: Passed (Vote: 31 aye, 0 nay)

Bill: HB 1083
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers.
House Status: Passed as part of record vote #375 (Vote: 142 aye, 1 nay)
Senate Committee: Criminal Justice
Status Change: Scheduled for public hearing on May 20th, 2011

Bill: HCR 50
Caption: Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed.
House Committee: State Sovereignty (Out)
Status Change: Adopted by the House (Vote: 129 aye, 0 nay, 2 present not voting)

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