AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House and Senate conferees have reached an agreement on HB 1927, which would allow the permitless carry of handguns in Texas.
It still needs a vote in both chambers before it heads to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk.
“The House and Senate conferees have reached an agreement on House Bill 1927, a critical benchmark before this bill reaches Gov. (Greg) Abbott’s desk,” state Rep. Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, said in a statement. “By working together, the House and Senate will send Gov. Abbott the strongest Second Amendment legislation in Texas history, and protect the right of law-abiding Texans to carry a handgun as they exercise their God-given right to self-defense and the defense of their families.”
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