HB 3747

84(R) - 2015
House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
2nd Amendment

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Larry Phillips

Bill Caption

Relating to certain licenses issued to retired judicial officers; amending the requirements for a license.

Fiscal Notes

There is no significant fiscal implication to the State or local government.

Bill Analysis

HB 3747 would amend the Government Code to add a retired federal judge who is a resident of Texas or a retired judge who is a visiting judge to the list of active or retired judicial officers eligible to obtain a license to carry a concealed handgun.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill affirms the principle of limited government by permitting additional judicial officers to exercise their 2nd Amendment rights and carry a concealed handgun. For this reason, we support HB 3747.

The Senate sponsor is Senator Estes.