Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.047
Reporting Related to Certain Handgun Incidents Involving License Holders


The department may maintain statistics on its website related to responses by law enforcement agencies to incidents in which a person licensed to carry a handgun under Subchapter H is convicted of an offense only if the offense is prohibited under Subchapter H or under Title 5, Chapter 29 (Robbery), Chapter 46 (Weapons), or Section 30.02 (Burglary), Penal Code.


Such statistics shall be drawn and reported annually from the Department of Public Safety computerized criminal history file on persons 21 years of age and older and shall be compared in numerical and graphical format to all like offenses committed in the state for the reporting period as a percentage of the total of such reported offenses.


The department by rule shall adopt procedures for local law enforcement to make reports to the department described by Subsection (a).
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 229, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 10.06, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1189, Sec. 12, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1146, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 437 (H.B. 910), Sec. 14, eff. January 1, 2016.
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