Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Texas Two Important Self-Defense Reforms Need Your Help!

Friday, April 6, 2007

 

Next week, the Texas House will consider House Bill 258 sponsored by Representative Frank Corte (R-San Antonio).  This NRA-supported legislation is intended to prevent the seizure and confiscation of firearms from law-abiding citizens during a future state of emergency or natural disaster, such as occurred after Hurrican Katrina.  Please contact your State Representatives first thing Monday and urge them to support HB 258.  Contact information for your House members can be found by clicking here.

 

Additionally, big corporate groups are lobbying hard to prevent a vote by the Texas House on House Bill 992, the NRA-supported bill sponsored by State Representative Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs) that would allow Concealed Handgun Licensees to transport and store handguns in their locked motor vehicles while parked on their employers’ property.  This bill is currently in the House Calendars Committee, which decides if and when bills get set for consideration by the full House. 

 

Please contact members of the Calendars Committee are listed below.  Ask them to place HB 992 on the calendar for consideration by the House of Representatives and to support HB 992 when it does come up for a vote. 

 

Members of the House Calendars Committee:

State Representative Beverly Woolley (Chair)

512-463-0696; beverly.woolley@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Norma Chavez (Vice-Chair)

512-463-0622; norma.chavez@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Dan Branch

512-463-0367; dan.branch@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Myra Crownover

512-463-0582; myra.crownover@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Gary Elkins

512-463-0722; gary.elkins@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Ryan Guillen

512-463-0416; ryan.guillen@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Mike "Tuffy" Hamilton

512-463-0412; mike.hamilton@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Larry Taylor

512-463-0729; larry.taylor@house.state.tx.us

 

State Representative Corbin Van Arsdale

512-463-0661; corbin.van_arsdale@house.state.tx.us

 

 

TRENDING NOW
“Death by a Thousand Cuts” – Latest Ninth Circuit decision proclaims “selling firearms is not part or parcel of the right to keep and bear arms”

Second Amendment  

Friday, October 13, 2017

“Death by a Thousand Cuts” – Latest Ninth Circuit decision proclaims “selling firearms is not part or parcel of the right to keep and bear arms”

Since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark rulings in District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, lower courts across the country have expressed their disagreement with – or downright hostility to ...

Alleged Sexual Predator and Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Threatens NRA (Again)

News  

Friday, October 13, 2017

Alleged Sexual Predator and Hollywood Mogul Harvey Weinstein Threatens NRA (Again)

On October 5, the New York Times published an article titled, “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades.” The piece detailed allegations that the mogul used his position of influence to make unwanted ...

Gun Banners Unmasked: The Vengeful Face of the Anti-gun Agenda Emerges Once Again

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, October 13, 2017

Gun Banners Unmasked: The Vengeful Face of the Anti-gun Agenda Emerges Once Again

What happens to the 400 million or so firearms already in private hands? How does society actually benefit from his plan? Stephens doesn’t say. He apparently just trusts that things would eventually work themselves out ...

California: Governor Brown Signs Remaining Anti-Gun Bill

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California: Governor Brown Signs Remaining Anti-Gun Bill

Yesterday, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 424, the remaining anti-gun bill on his desk. 

Shall-Issue Concealed Carry Coming Soon to the Nation’s Capital!

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, October 13, 2017

Shall-Issue Concealed Carry Coming Soon to the Nation’s Capital!

It’s important to celebrate that law-abiding Americans are now closer than they have been in nearly half a century to being able to exercise their firearms freedom in our nation’s capital. That is real progress.

California: Governor Vetoes Dealer Storage Bill and Signs Open Carry Ban

Saturday, October 14, 2017

California: Governor Vetoes Dealer Storage Bill and Signs Open Carry Ban

Yesterday, Governor Brown took action on two of the remaining three anti-gun bills by vetoing Senate Bill 464 and signing Assembly Bill 7. 

Media Consumers Beware: Watchdogs Warn of Bias, Politics, and Influence Tainting the “News”

News  

Friday, October 13, 2017

Media Consumers Beware: Watchdogs Warn of Bias, Politics, and Influence Tainting the “News”

Project Veritas’s “American Pravda” series has focused on the media itself, with prior releases including segments on CNN producers and personalities casting doubt on the network’s own narrative about Russian influence in the U.S. presidential ...

Spokane Police To Use Suppressors To Protect Hearing

News  

Monday, October 16, 2017

Spokane Police To Use Suppressors To Protect Hearing

The Spokane PD has 181 service rifles in its inventory; using suppressors on them has the potential to reduce workers compensation claims and lawsuits from bystanders.

California: San Jose City Council to Consider Mandatory Locked Storage Ordinance

Monday, October 16, 2017

California: San Jose City Council to Consider Mandatory Locked Storage Ordinance

On Tuesday, October 17, the San Jose City Council will be discussing a proposed firearms ordinance that will require any person who possesses a firearm in their residence to store the firearm in a locked ...

Massachusetts: Gun Control Bill on the Move

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Massachusetts: Gun Control Bill on the Move

Today, without considering the unintended effects of such poorly thought out legislation, the Massachusetts state House of Representatives passed Amendment 1 attached to House Bill 3951 with overreaching language that would ban modifications commonly made ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.