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Gun Laws

This guide provides information on Texas and federal gun laws including: background checks, open carry, concealed carry, handgun licenses, restrictions for felons, and local regulation of firearms and shooting ranges.

Government Property

Government Property

Most Government Property


Government Property Leased by a Private Entity

Our library has received questions asking how these laws apply to property that is rented from the government. Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion clarifying how Government Code 411.209 applies to non-government entities who lease government property.