SB 406

86(R) - 2019
Senate Education
House Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate Education
House Homeland Security & Public Safety

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral


Brian Birdwell


Paul Bettencourt
Royce West

Bill Caption

Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a school marshal.

Fiscal Notes

According to the Legislative Budget Board, no fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

SB 406 would allow school marshals to carry a concealed handgun on a school campus and would give school marshals the option to either store their gun in a safe or on their person. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action recommends supporting SB 406 because it promotes limited government. SB 406 gives school marshals the liberty to carry their own gun and the option to keep it on their person, promoting individual liberty and school safety. This bill would allow public schools, open enrollment charter schools, private schools, and junior colleges to make storage and carrying determinations for their school marshals based on their specific needs.