Texas Firearm-Related Legislation
According to Texas law the first day to prefile bills was Monday, November 9, 2020. The 87th Legislature will be in session 140 days, from Tuesday, January 12, 2021 to Monday, May 31. The last day to file regular bills is Friday, March 12.
Governor Abbott has 10 days after a bill is passed, or until until Sunday, June 20 for bills passed in the last 10 days of the session, to review bills passed by the State Legislature. He can sign a bill to authorize new law, he can pass the bill to become law without signing, or he can veto a bill.
Bills without specific effective dates and not effective immediately will become effective Monday, August 30, 2021.
This catalog of firearm-related bills was by Larry Arnold, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bills by Category