88(R) SB 1216 - Introduced version - Bill Text

Relating to the issuance of a license to carry a handgun to certain active and retired judicial officers.

https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/88R/billtext/html/SB01216I.htm

  88R10891 CJD-F
 
  By: Paxton S.B. No. 1216
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the issuance of a license to carry a handgun to certain
  active and retired judicial officers.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 411.201(a)(1) and (3), Government Code,
  are amended to read as follows:
               (1)  "Active judicial officer" means:
                     (A)  a person serving as a judge or justice of the
  supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, a court of appeals, a
  district court, a criminal district court, a constitutional county
  court, a statutory county court, a statutory probate court, a
  justice court, or a municipal court;
                     (B)  a federal judge who is a resident of this
  state; or
                     (C)  a person appointed and serving as an
  associate judge under Chapter 201, Family Code.
               (3)  "Retired judicial officer" means:
                     (A)  a visiting judge appointed to serve as the
  judge of a constitutional county court, a statutory county court,
  or a statutory probate court [under Section 26.023 or 26.024];
                     (B)  a senior judge designated under Section
  75.001 or a judicial officer as designated or defined by Section
  75.001, 831.001, or 836.001; or
                     (C)  a retired federal judge who is a resident of
  this state.
         SECTION 2.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this Act.  
  An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is
  governed by the law in effect on the date the offense was committed,
  and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.  For
  purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the
  effective date of this Act if any element of the offense occurred
  before that date.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
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