Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.1994
State Correctional Officers


(a)

A correctional officer of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice may apply for a license under this subchapter.

(b)

An applicant under this section shall submit to the department:

(1)

the name and job title of the applicant;

(2)

evidence of employment as a correctional officer of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; and

(3)

evidence that the applicant has satisfactorily completed the correctional officer training program offered by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including a demonstration of weapons proficiency.

(c)

The department may issue a license under this subchapter to an applicant under this section if the applicant complies with Subsection (b) and meets all other requirements of this subchapter, except that the applicant is not required to complete the range instruction part of the handgun proficiency course described by Section 411.188 if the department is satisfied, on the basis of the evidence provided under Subsection (b)(3), that the applicant is proficient in the use of handguns.

(d)

The department shall waive any fee required for a license issued under this subchapter to an applicant under this section.

(e)

A license issued to an applicant under this section expires as provided by Section 411.183.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1099 (H.B. 3784), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2017.
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