Campus Carry for Texas Community Colleges Goes Into Effect Tuesday
Style Magazine Newswire | 8/11/2017, 8:27 a.m.
Across the state on Tuesday, students are allowed to carry concealed handguns on Texas community colleges if they have a license. Senate Bill 11 is commonly referred to as the campus carry law. It goes into effect for all public junior colleges August 1. It allows anyone to conceal carry on junior college campuses. Community colleges have had a year to get ready for the law to go into effect. SB11 does come with some restrictions. You can not open carry handguns on campus, you must have a concealed license to carry and a concealed carry license. Other requirements include being at least 21 years old, have no felony convictions on your record and you can't be a chemically dependent person.