September 1 2017 The State Fee for a New License to Carry a Handgun will be $40.00
September 1 State
law has been amended to remove the term illegal knife and
created the term location-restricted
will no longer be specifically classified as daggers, dirks, stilettos, swords,
so on and so forth. Instead, all knives that have a blade over five and half
inches from guard to tip, are simply location-restricted. Any
knife that has a blade shorter than five-and-a-half inches is legal and
unregulated. As of September 1st, so long as over the age of 18, it will be legal for you to carry your location-restricted knife on your person
anywhere that isn't set out by law as being restricted.
are these restricted areas? 51% establishments, high school, collegiate, or
professional sporting events, correctional facilities, hospitals, mental
hospitals, nursing facilities, amusement parks, and places of religious
worship. Also ,the premises of a school
are off-limits. Anywhere else you are free to carry your location-restricted
knife unless you are under the age of 18, in which case you can only have that
knife on your own property, in your own motor vehicle or watercraft, or under
the direct supervision of a parent or guardian.
September 1 2017 School teachers that hold a valid Texas License to Carry a Handgun are not prohibited from storing a loaded handgun and/or ammunition in a privately owned automobile on school employee parking lots.