Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.179
Form of License


(a)

The department by rule shall adopt the form of the license. A license must include:

(1)

a number assigned to the license holder by the department;

(2)

a statement of the period for which the license is effective;

(3)

a photograph of the license holder;

(4)

the license holder’s full name, date of birth, hair and eye color, height, weight, and signature;

(5)

the license holder’s residence address or, as provided by Subsection (d), the street address of the courthouse in which the license holder or license holder’s spouse serves as a federal judge or the license holder serves as a state judge;

(6)

the number of a driver’s license or an identification certificate issued to the license holder by the department; and

(7)

the designation “VETERAN” if required under Subsection (e).

(b)

Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1302, Sec. 14(2), eff. June 14, 2013.

(c)

In adopting the form of the license under Subsection (a), the department shall establish a procedure for the license of a qualified handgun instructor or of the attorney general or a judge, justice, United States attorney, assistant United States attorney, assistant attorney general, prosecuting attorney, or assistant prosecuting attorney, as described by Section 46.15 (Nonapplicability)(a)(4), (6), or (7), Penal Code, to indicate on the license the license holder’s status as a qualified handgun instructor or as the attorney general or a judge, justice, United States attorney, assistant United States attorney, assistant attorney general, district attorney, criminal district attorney, or county attorney. In establishing the procedure, the department shall require sufficient documentary evidence to establish the license holder’s status under this subsection.

(d)

In adopting the form of the license under Subsection (a), the department shall establish a procedure for the license of a federal judge, a state judge, or the spouse of a federal judge or state judge to omit the license holder’s residence address and to include, in lieu of that address, the street address of the courthouse in which the license holder or license holder’s spouse serves as a federal judge or state judge. In establishing the procedure, the department shall require sufficient documentary evidence to establish the license holder’s status as a federal judge, a state judge, or the spouse of a federal judge or state judge.

(e)

In this subsection, “veteran” has the meaning assigned by Section 411.1951 (Waiver or Reduction of Fees for Members or Veterans of United States Armed Forces). The department shall include the designation “VETERAN” on the face of any original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license under this subchapter or on the reverse side of the license, as determined by the department, if the license is issued to a veteran who:

(1)

requests the designation; and

(2)

provides proof sufficient to the department of the veteran’s military service and honorable discharge.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 10.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 594 (H.B. 41), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1222 (H.B. 2300), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 27.001(25), eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 27.002(6), eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 316 (H.B. 598), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1146 (H.B. 2730), Sec. 11.07, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 396 (S.B. 164), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1302 (H.B. 3142), Sec. 6, eff. June 14, 2013.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1302 (H.B. 3142), Sec. 14(2), eff. June 14, 2013.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (S.B. 1296), Sec. 9.003, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1143 (H.B. 435), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 918 (H.B. 4195), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.
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