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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect
to the carrying of a concealed handgun.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 411.203, Government Code, is amended to
read as follows:
Sec. 411.203. RIGHTS OF EMPLOYERS; LIMITATION ON LIABILITY.
(a) This subchapter does not prevent or otherwise limit the right
of a public or private employer to prohibit persons who are licensed
under this subchapter from carrying a concealed handgun on the
premises of the business. A public or private employer may not
establish, maintain, or enforce any policy or rule that has the
effect of prohibiting a person licensed under this subchapter from
transporting or storing a concealed handgun in a locked vehicle in
any parking lot, parking garage, or other designated parking area.
(b) A public or private employer is not liable in a civil
action for damages resulting from an occurrence involving the
possession of a concealed handgun by a person licensed under this
(c) This section does not authorize a person licensed under
this subchapter to carry a concealed handgun on any premises where
the carrying of a concealed handgun is prohibited by state or
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
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