HB195: Unlicensed carrying of a handgun

“…HB195 is not limited to carrying a handgun openly. If it were to pass in its as-filed form, Texans could carry a handgun openly or concealed without a CHL.”

via HB195: Unlicensed carrying of a handgun.

Charles Cotton has posted a summary on HB195, a bill filed with the current Legislature authorizing the carrying of handguns openly or concealed, without a CHL in the state of Texas. But Cotton also lists a number of concerns about the bill as written that he indicates will create legal problems for gun owners. You can read more about those concerns here. –> https://www.texasfirearmscoalition.com/index.php/frontpage-articles/73-hb195-unlicensed-carrying-of-a-handgun

-GM

Well that didn’t take long…Constitutional Carry |HB195

Texas Legislature Online – 84(R) History for HB 195.

This bill seeks to not only allow open carry but, seeks to remove the Concealed Handgun License requirement for carrying a handgun all together. Contact your state representative if you want this bill to survive and pass the Texas Legislature.

-GM