Texas Senate Passes Two Pro-Gun Measures and Expected to Act on Another Soon

| April 5, 2013

Texas Senate Passes Two Pro-Gun Measures and Expected to Act on Another Soon

This week, the Texas Senate passed two NRA-backed measures: Senate Bill 299 by state Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls), which protects Texas Concealed Handgun Licensees against charges of unlawful carrying of a handgun if they accidentally or inadvertently display their firearm; and Senate Bill 987by state Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy), which allows the Texas Attorney General to seek a temporary or permanent injunction against a city or county that adopts a regulation in violation of the state firearms preemption law.  SB 299 and SB 987 both will now go to the Texas House of Representatives for consideration.

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