Texas Governor Signs Bill Into Law Allowing Residents To Carry Handguns Without A LicenseTexas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1927 into law. The bill eliminates the requirement for residents to get a license, undergo background checks or have training and allows anyone over 21 years old to carry a handgun.
Texas Permitless Carry Bill On Way To Gov. Greg Abbott's DeskOnce signed into law, Texas will join nearly two dozen other states that allow some form of unregulated carry of a handgun.
Texas Lawmakers Push Forward With 'Permitless Carry' Bill That Drops Handgun License RequirementTexas already has some of the loosest gun laws in the U.S., and now state lawmakers are considering making it legal to carry a handgun in public without a permit, background check or training.