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Government Code 411.1991 on 7/13/2018

	
					

Sec. 411.1991.  PEACE OFFICERS.


Text of subsection effective until September 01, 2019

(a)  A person who is licensed as a peace officer under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, and employed as a peace officer by a law enforcement agency, or who is a member of the Texas military forces, excluding Texas State Guard members who are serving in the Texas Legislature, may apply for a license under this subchapter.


Text of subsection effective until September 01, 2019

(a-1)  An applicant who is a peace officer shall submit to the department:

(1)  the name and rank of the applicant; and

(2)  a current copy of the applicant's peace officer license and evidence of employment as a peace officer.

(a-2)  The department shall adopt rules regarding the information required to be included in an application submitted by a member of the Texas military forces under this section.

(b)  The department may issue a license under this subchapter to an applicant under this section if the applicant complies with Subsection (a-1) or rules adopted under Subsection (a-2), as applicable.


Text of subsection effective until September 01, 2019

(b-1)  An applicant under this section who is a peace officer and who complies with Subsection (a-1) and the other requirements of this subchapter is not required to complete the handgun proficiency course described by Section 411.188 to obtain a license under this subchapter.

(c)  The department shall waive any fee required for a license issued under this subchapter to an applicant under this section.

(d)  A license issued under this section expires as provided by Section 411.183.

Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 9.15(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Amended by:

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146 (H.B. 2730), Sec. 11.17, eff. September 1, 2009.

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 251 (H.B. 485), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 251 (H.B. 485), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2013.

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 174 (H.B. 2604), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 179 (S.B. 16), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2017.

Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1099 (H.B. 3784), Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2017.

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