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Selected Date: 7/13/2018

Government Code 411.1993 on 7/13/2018


Sec. 411.1993.  COUNTY JAILERS. (a)  In this section, "county jailer" has the meaning assigned by Section 1701.001, Occupations Code.

(b)  A county jailer who holds a county jailer license issued under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, may apply for a license under this subchapter.

(c)  An applicant under this section who is a county jailer shall submit to the department:

(1)  the name and job title of the applicant;

(2)  a current copy of the applicant's county jailer license and evidence of employment as a county jailer; and

(3)  evidence that the applicant has satisfactorily completed the preparatory training program required under Section 1701.310, Occupations Code, including the demonstration of weapons proficiency required as part of the training program under Section 1701.307 of that code.

(d)  The department may issue a license under this subchapter to an applicant under this section if the applicant complies with Subsection (c) and meets all other requirements of this subchapter, except that the applicant is not required to complete the range instruction part of the handgun proficiency course described by Section 411.188 if the department is satisfied, on the basis of the evidence provided under Subsection (c)(3), that the applicant is proficient in the use of handguns.

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

(f)  A license issued to an applicant under this section expires as provided by Section 411.183.

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1099 (H.B. 3784), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2017.

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