SB321: Employer parking lots

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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by Iunnrais » Fri May 27, 2011 6:19 pm

well, just looked up the bill online and it's showing that the Senate has adopted the conference committee version as well :txflag:

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB321" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

*edit: opps, hirundo82 types faster than I do :)
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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by Paragrouper » Fri May 27, 2011 6:35 pm

Iunnrais wrote:well, just looked up the bill online and it's showing that the Senate has adopted the conference committee version as well :txflag:

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLook ... Bill=SB321" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

*edit: opps, hirundo82 types faster than I do :)


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Post by RHenriksen » Fri May 27, 2011 8:11 pm

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Post by boomstick » Fri May 27, 2011 8:21 pm

Anyone happen to know what the final vote was?
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Post by flintknapper » Fri May 27, 2011 8:26 pm

The addition of Shotguns and Rifles (CHL's/Petro-Chemical) was good! :tiphat:
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Post by RHenriksen » Fri May 27, 2011 8:41 pm

flintknapper wrote:The addition of Shotguns and Rifles (CHL's/Petro-Chemical) was good! :tiphat:
Yes, a pleasant surprise to get a bonus like that at the end.
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Post by terryg » Fri May 27, 2011 10:29 pm

Very very nice indeed! :thewave :thewave :thewave

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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by oilheadboxer » Sat May 28, 2011 8:09 am

I work for a large chemical company. Our parking area is outside the processing areas, which are protected by fencing and badged entry.

The lot does have a guard house at the entry, however anyone can drive into our parking lot. The guard house is really just there to check vehicles driving into the secured area, which the guard house opens. Our parking lot does have cameras that scan around and the cameras are monitored by the chemical company

Reading the bill, it isn't clear to me if I will be able to legally carry to work. I am a licensed CHL holder.

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Post by Keith B » Sat May 28, 2011 9:21 am

oilheadboxer wrote:I work for a large chemical company. Our parking area is outside the processing areas, which are protected by fencing and badged entry.

The lot does have a guard house at the entry, however anyone can drive into our parking lot. The guard house is really just there to check vehicles driving into the secured area, which the guard house opens. Our parking lot does have cameras that scan around and the cameras are monitored by the chemical company

Reading the bill, it isn't clear to me if I will be able to legally carry to work. I am a licensed CHL holder.
As a CHL holder, if the Governor signs the bill, then as of September 1, 2011 you will be able to park in the uncontrolled section of the parking lot (outside of the secure area.)
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Post by ac-mech » Sat May 28, 2011 11:17 am

I don't understand the section about secure parking that is monitored by security perssonel? anybody can explain?
Is that provision only for the oil lease or petrochemical plants only?......
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Post by Right2Carry » Sat May 28, 2011 11:46 am

How does this bill affect those who work for DOD contractors such as lockheed , Bell, and others?

The reason I am asking is a buddy of mine stated he got a message from TSRA stating DOD contractors would be off limits.
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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by Paragrouper » Sat May 28, 2011 11:54 am

ac-mech wrote:I don't understand the section about secure parking that is monitored by security perssonel? anybody can explain?
Is that provision only for the oil lease or petrochemical plants only?......
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1. That exception covers:
Property owned or leased by a chemical manufacturer or oil and gas refinery with an air authorization under Chapter 382, Health and Safety Code, and on which the primary business conducted is the manufacture, use, storage, or transportation of hazardous, combustible, or explosive materials.

2. Employers must provide a parking area outside the restricted area for CHL's.

What I think this means is that if you are a CHL that works at a business covered by this exception, you're going to have a longer walk to your car and if you don't have a CHL--the employer can prohibit you from having a firearm in your car.

Mind you there are other exceptions: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/ ... navpanes=0
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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by ac-mech » Sat May 28, 2011 12:10 pm

Paragrouper wrote:
ac-mech wrote:I don't understand the section about secure parking that is monitored by security perssonel? anybody can explain?
Is that provision only for the oil lease or petrochemical plants only?......
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1. That exception covers:
Property owned or leased by a chemical manufacturer or oil and gas refinery with an air authorization under Chapter 382, Health and Safety Code, and on which the primary business conducted is the manufacture, use, storage, or transportation of hazardous, combustible, or explosive materials.

2. Employers must provide a parking area outside the restricted area for CHL's.

What I think this means is that if you are a CHL that works at a business covered by this exception, you're going to have a longer walk to your car and if you don't have a CHL--the employer can prohibit you from having a firearm in your car.

Mind you there are other exceptions: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/ ... navpanes=0
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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by Keith B » Sat May 28, 2011 12:35 pm

Right2Carry wrote:How does this bill affect those who work for DOD contractors such as lockheed , Bell, and others?

The reason I am asking is a buddy of mine stated he got a message from TSRA stating DOD contractors would be off limits.
If it is Federal property, then it is still off-limits.
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Re: SB321: Employer parking lots

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Post by MasterOfNone » Sat May 28, 2011 3:26 pm

Keith B wrote:
Right2Carry wrote:How does this bill affect those who work for DOD contractors such as lockheed , Bell, and others?

The reason I am asking is a buddy of mine stated he got a message from TSRA stating DOD contractors would be off limits.
If it is Federal property, then it is still off-limits.
I know Triumph/Vought on Jefferson is federal because they can't get anyone to buy property. :cryin
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