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Texas To Consider Pro-Gun Measures Next Week!

Friday, February 18, 2005

 
 
The House Law Enforcement Committee will consider three NRA-backed bills on Monday, February 21: HB 225 by Rep. Joe Driver (R-Garland), which extends the term of a renewed Concealed Handgun License from 4 to 5 years; HB 318 by Rep. Suzanna Hupp (R-Lampasas), which establishes confidentiality of records and information on applicants and licensees in Texas` Right To Carry law; and HB 322, also by Rep. Hupp, which reduces CHL fees and lowers the minimum age requirement for a CHL to 18 for military personnel and veterans.  Please contact committee members and urge them to support HB 225, HB 318 & HB 322!
 
Chairman Joe Driver (thank him for sponsoring HB 225)
Vice-Chair Jim Jackson
Rep. Stephen Frost
Rep. Glenn Hegar
Rep. Suzanna Hupp (thank her for sponsoring HB 318 & HB 322)
Rep. Mark Veasey
 
Although a formal agenda has not been set yet, the Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee is expected to consider HB 685 by Rep. Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs),which would exempt military personnel and veterans from the range instruction portion of the CHL course if they have recently completed handgun qualification as part of their service requirement.  Please contact committee members and urge them to support HB 685
 
Chairman Frank Corte
Vice-Chair Scott Campbell
Rep. Leo Berman
Rep. Abel Herrero
Rep. Terri Hodge
Rep. David Leibowitz
Rep. Tommy Merritt
Rep. Paul Moreno
Rep. Melissa Noriega
 
If you have a problem with any of these email addresses, you can visit http://www.house.state.tx.us and send emails to Representatives directly from that webpage.  You may also view the full text of all these bills on that same webpage.
 
THANKS AS ALWAYS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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