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Governor’s office: New state law allows concealed carry in City Hall

Published on November 20, 2015 under CommunityImpact

The city of Austin is violating state law by prohibiting licensed concealed handgun carriers inside City Hall, according to the Texas governor’s office. A memo issued Oct. 9 by Gov. Greg Abbott’s legal team claims licensed concealed handgun carriers cannot be prevented from entering multipurpose government buildings as part of a new law that was approved this year and went into effect Sept. 1. Two district attorneys from Hays County and Tom Green County sought the governor’s opinion, which in turn was forwarded to the state attorney general’s office for final interpretation. “The newly enacted [state law] makes it unlawful—upon pain […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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