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.
Disclaimer: The State Law Library cannot tell you what a law means for your situation. Please contact an attorney for help determining what the law means for you. If you have questions or need help finding resources, please ask a librarian.
Disclaimer: The State Law Library cannot tell you what a law means for your situation.
This chapter authorizes counties with populations of 1 million or more to regulate the discharge of explosives and firearms in certain situations. It also allows for the regulation of shooting ranges in certain situations.
This page provides an overview of Texas gun laws relating to a county or city's ability to regulate firearms and gun ranges. The page is provided by the Giffords Law Center, a nonprofit devoted to preventing gun violence.