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Proposed Texas Firearm Legislation HB408

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Legislation Overview

Title: Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.

Subject: Corrections: Corrections--Parole, Probation & Pardons: Criminal Procedure: Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment: Weapons: PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF

Description: Relating to the eligibility requirements for a license to carry a handgun.

Session: 88th Legislature Regular Session

Last Action: Referred to State Affairs

Last Action Date: May 12, 2023


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

2 sponsors: Nicole Collier (D); Josey Garcia (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (2 of 150)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 12, 2023 Read first time
Senate May 12, 2023 Received from the House
Senate May 12, 2023 Referred to State Affairs
House May 11, 2023 Record vote RV#1522
House May 11, 2023 Read 3rd time
House May 11, 2023 Passed
House May 11, 2023 Reported engrossed
House May 11, 2023 Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
House May 10, 2023 Read 2nd time
House May 10, 2023 Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
House May 10, 2023 Passed to engrossment
House May 9, 2023 Placed on General State Calendar
House May 6, 2023 Considered in Calendars
House Apr 28, 2023 Committee report sent to Calendars
House Apr 27, 2023 Committee report distributed
House Apr 27, 2023 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
House Apr 13, 2023 Considered in formal meeting
House Apr 13, 2023 Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
House Apr 4, 2023 Considered in public hearing
House Apr 4, 2023 Left pending in committee
House Apr 4, 2023 Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
House Apr 4, 2023 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
House Feb 23, 2023 Read first time
House Feb 23, 2023 Referred to Community Safety, Select
House Nov 14, 2022 Filed
Type Date State Link Text
Engrossed May 11, 2023 state link bill text
Comm Sub Apr 27, 2023 state link bill text
Introduced Nov 14, 2022 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
05/11/2023 141 5 1 2 Yes
  • Allen, Alma (D) Yea
  • Allison, Stephen (R) Yea
  • Anchia, Rafael (D) Yea
  • Anderson, Charles (R) Yea
  • Ashby, Trent (R) Yea
  • Bailes, Ernest (R) Yea
  • Bell, Cecil (R) Yea
  • Bell, Keith (R) Yea
  • Bernal, Diego (D) Yea
  • Bhojani, Salman (D) Yea
  • Bonnen, Greg (R) Absent
  • Bowers, Rhetta (D) Yea
  • Bryant, John (D) Yea
  • Buckley, Bradley (R) Yea
  • Bucy, John (D) Yea
  • Bumgarner, Ben (R) Yea
  • Burns, Dewayne (R) Yea
  • Burrows, Dustin (R) Yea
  • Button, Angie (R) Yea
  • Cain, Briscoe (R) Yea
  • Campos, Elizabeth (D) Yea
  • Canales, Terry (D) Nay
  • Capriglione, Giovanni (R) Yea
  • Clardy, Travis (R) Yea
  • Cole, Sheryl (D) Yea
  • Collier, Nicole (D) Yea
  • Cook, David (R) Yea
  • Cortez, Philip (D) Yea
  • Craddick, Tom (R) Yea
  • Cunningham, Charles (R) Nay
  • Darby, Drew (R) Yea
  • Davis, Yvonne (D) Yea
  • DeAyala, Mano (R) Yea
  • Dean, Valoree (R) Yea
  • Dorazio, Mark (R) Yea
  • Dutton, Harold (D) Yea
  • Flores, Maria (D) Yea
  • Frank, James (R) Yea
  • Frazier, Frederick (R) Yea
  • Gamez, Erin (D) Yea
  • Garcia, Josey (D) Yea
  • Gates, Gary (R) Yea
  • Gerdes, Stan (R) Yea
  • Geren, Charlie (R) Yea
  • Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara (D) Yea
  • Goldman, Craig (R) Yea
  • Gonzalez, Jessica (D) Yea
  • Gonzalez, Mary (D) Yea
  • Goodwin, Vikki (D) Yea
  • Guerra, Robert (D) Yea
  • Guillen, Ryan (D) Yea
  • Harless, Sam (R) Yea
  • Harris, Caroline (R) Yea
  • Harris, Cody (R) Yea
  • Harrison, Brian (R) Yea
  • Hayes, Christian (D) Yea
  • Hayes, Richard (R) Yea
  • Hefner, Cole (R) Yea
  • Hernandez, Ana (D) Yea
  • Herrero, Abel (D) Yea
  • Hinojosa, Gina (D) Nay
  • Holland, Justin (R) Yea
  • Howard, Donna (D) Yea
  • Hull, Lacey (R) Yea
  • Hunter, Todd (R) Yea
  • Isaac, Carrie (R) Yea
  • Jetton, Jacey (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Ann (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Jarvis (D) Yea
  • Johnson, Julie (D) Yea
  • Jones, Jolanda (D) Yea
  • Jones, Venton (D) Yea
  • Kacal, Kyle (R) Yea
  • King, Ken (R) Yea
  • King, Tracy (D) Yea
  • Kitzman, Stan (R) Yea
  • Klick, Stephanie (R) Yea
  • Kuempel, John (R) Yea
  • Lalani, Suleman (D) Yea
  • Lambert, Stan (R) Yea
  • Landgraf, Brooks (R) Yea
  • Leach, Jeff (R) Yea
  • Leo-Wilson, Terri (R) Yea
  • Longoria, Oscar (D) Yea
  • Lopez, Janie (R) Yea
  • Lopez, Ray (D) Yea
  • Lozano, J. M. (R) Yea
  • Lujan, John (R) Yea
  • Martinez, Armando (D) Yea
  • Martinez Fischer, Trey (D) Yea
  • Metcalf, William (R) Yea
  • Meyer, Morgan (R) Yea
  • Meza, Thresa (D) Yea
  • Moody, Joseph (D) Yea
  • Morales, Christina (D) Yea
  • Morales, Eddie (D) Yea
  • Morales Shaw, Penny (D) Nay
  • Morrison, Geanie (R) Yea
  • Munoz, Sergio (D) Yea
  • Murr, Andrew (R) Yea
  • Neave, Victoria (D) Yea
  • Noble, Candy (R) Yea
  • Oliverson, Tom (R) Yea
  • Ordaz Perez, Claudia (D) Yea
  • Orr, Angelia (R) Yea
  • Ortega, Lina (D) Yea
  • Patterson, Jared (R) Yea
  • Paul, Dennis (R) Yea
  • Perez, Mary (D) Yea
  • Phelan, Dade (R) NV
  • Plesa, Mihaela (D) Yea
  • Price, Four (R) Yea
  • Ramos, Ana-Maria (D) Yea
  • Raney, John (R) Yea
  • Raymond, Richard (D) Yea
  • Reynolds, Ron (D) Yea
  • Rogers, Glenn (R) Yea
  • Romero, Ramon (D) Yea
  • Rose, Toni (D) Yea
  • Rosenthal, Jon (D) Yea
  • Schaefer, Matt (R) Yea
  • Schatzline, Nate (R) Yea
  • Schofield, Mike (R) Yea
  • Shaheen, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Sherman, Carl (D) Absent
  • Shine, Hugh (R) Yea
  • Slawson, Shelby (R) Yea
  • Smith, Reggie (R) Yea
  • Smithee, John (R) Yea
  • Spiller, David (R) Yea
  • Stucky, Lynn (R) Yea
  • Swanson, Valoree (R) Yea
  • Talarico, James (D) Yea
  • Tepper, Carl (R) Yea
  • Thierry, Shawn (D) Yea
  • Thimesch, Kronda (R) Nay
  • Thompson, Ed (R) Yea
  • Thompson, Senfronia (D) Yea
  • Tinderholt, Tony (R) Yea
  • Toth, Steve (R) Yea
  • Troxclair, Ellen (R) Yea
  • Turner, Chris (D) Yea
  • Vandeaver, Gary (R) Yea
  • Vasut, Cody (R) Yea
  • Vo, Hubert (D) Yea
  • Walle, Armando (D) Yea
  • Wilson, Terry (R) Yea
  • Wu, Eugene (D) Yea
  • Zwiener, Erin (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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