Texas 85th Legislative Session 2017:  TGS Supported the Following Bills that Would Reduce Gun Violence and Improve Public Safety

 

House Bills

 

HB 111 | Rep. Moody, Joe.

Educational program and fee reductions to improve firearm safety.

 

HB 191 | Rep. Bernal, Diego.

Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.

 

HB 234 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael. 

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 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael.

Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on the property.

 

HB 255 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael.

Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities.

 

HB 259 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael. 

Closes gun show loophole.

 

HB 291 | Rep. Johnson, Eric.

Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.

 

HB 282 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael.

Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

 

HB 391 | Rep. Howard, Donna.

Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

 

HB 392 | Rep. Howard, Donna.

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 465 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael.

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 | Rep. Anchia, Rafael.

Relating to limiting the locations in which a license holder may openly carry a handgun.

 

HB 621 | Rep. Leach, Jeff.

Relating to requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

 

HB 631 | Rep. Howard, Donna.

Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.

 

 

Senate Bills

 

SB 206 | Sen. West, Royce.

Straw purchase bill.

 

SB 220 | Sen. Menendez, Jose.

Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain mental health facilities.

 

SB 221 | Sen. Menendez, Jose.

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 | Sen. Menendez, Jose.

Relating to designating June as Gun Violence Awareness Month.

 

SB 434 | Sen. Menendez, Jose.

Relating to a lethal violence protective order.