2017 Texas Legislative Roundup

Bills For Consideration:
House

  • HB 56
    Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder’s duties.
  • HB 99
    Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition; creating a criminal offense.
  • HB 110
    Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
  • HB 111
    Relating to an educational program and fee reductions to improve firearm safety.
  • HB 131
    Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
  • HB 191
    Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
  • HB 234.
    Relating to wrongful exclusion of handgun license holders from property owned by or leased to a governmental entity and to certain offenses relating to the carrying of handguns on that property.
  • HB 246
    Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.
  • HB 255
    Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.
  • HB 259
    Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee.
  • HB 282
    Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
  • HB 291
    Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun; restricting an exception to a criminal offense.
  • HB 339
    Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.
  • HB 356
    Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns by certain handgun license holders attending a meeting of the board of trustees of a school district or the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school.
  • HB 372
    Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
  • HB 375
    Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties.
  • HB 391
    Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
  • HB 392
    Relating to certain offenses involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain hospitals, mental health facilities, and nursing facilities.
  • HB 403
    Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
  • HB 421
    Relating to the exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a place of religious worship.
  • HB 435
    Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun.
  • HB 447
    Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the business premises.
  • HB 465
    Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the carrying of weapons at amusement parks or locations associated with schools or educational institutions.
  • HB 466
    Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun; restricting an exception to a criminal offense.
  • HB 485
    Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.
  • HB 497
    Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business’s premises.
  • HB 514
    Relating to the authority of certain personal protection officers to carry certain weapons.
  • HB 556
    Relating to the civil liability of certain persons in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the premises of a business or apartment complex.
  • HB 560
    Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a handgun and to certain related criminal offenses.
  • HB 606
    Relating to the liability of a person who allows handguns to be carried on property owned, controlled, or managed by the person.
  • HB 621
    Relating to requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving a fee.
  • HB 631
    Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.
  • HB 781
    Relating to the issuance of a handgun license.
  • HB 782
    Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
  • HB 790
    Relating to the definition of an illegal knife.
  • HB 866
    Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.
  • HB 867
    Relating to school marshals for private schools.
  • HB 873
    Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.
  • HB 899
    Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.
  • HB 913
    Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of the possession, manufacture, transport, repair, or sale of certain prohibited explosive weapons.
  • HB 927
    Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty.
  • HB 960
    Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college.
  • HB 968
    Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
  • HB 980
    Relating to reducing certain fees for a license to carry a handgun for county jailers.
  • HB 981
    Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship.
  • HB 982
    Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder’s duties.
  • HB 1024
    Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

Senate

  • SB 16
    Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.
  • SB 86
    Relating to the liability of a property owner who allows handguns to be carried on the owner’s property.
  • SB 93
    Relating to prohibiting public funds from being used to enforce certain federal or international laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas.
  • SB 101
    Relating to commissioned security officers employed by the board of trustees of a school district.
  • SB 104
    Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms.
  • SB 133
    Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for firearms and hunting supplies for a limited period.
  • SB 138
    Relating to the exemption from range instruction for certain persons applying to obtain a license to carry a handgun.
  • SB 206
    Relating to certain criminal offenses concerning the unlawful transfer or purchase of certain weapons; increasing a criminal penalty.
  • SB 220
    Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain mental health facilities.
  • SB 221
    Relating to prohibiting the transfer of a firearm to a person listed in the terrorist screening database maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • SB 222
    Relating to designating June as Gun Violence Awareness Month.
  • SB 263
    Relating to the handgun proficiency required to obtain or renew a license to carry a handgun.
  • SB 264
    Relating to an application made by a county jailer to obtain a license to carry a handgun; reducing a fee.
  • SB 294
    Relating to a prohibition against the use of stun guns and Tasers against public school students.
  • SB 349
    Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.
  • SB 444
    Relating to school marshals for private schools.
  • SB 449
    Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of certain businesses.
  • SB 450
    Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition.
  • SB 458
    Relating to the offense of carrying a handgun while intoxicated.
  • SB 459
    Relating to the regulation or taxation of firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition by a municipality or county.
  • SJR 30
    Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from adopting or enforcing a law, ordinance, order, or other regulation requiring the registration of a firearm.