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Only if requested by the License Holder or upon renewal.
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A License Holder may openly carry a properly holstered (belt or shoulder holster) firearm anywhere a license holder has previously been permitted to carry a concealed firearm.
Any place that is prohibited under the concealed handgun law also applies to the licensed open carry of a firearm.
You must present your License To Carry when requested by a peace officer or magistrate.
Any weapon prohibited by law (Texas Penal Code Chapter 46, Prohibited Weapons).
No signage is required. A law already exists that prohibits weapons on school premises (Texas Penal Code Chapter 46, Places Weapons Prohibited).
Yes, by posting appropriate signage (Texas Penal Code 30.07) or providing oral or written notice that the carrying of firearms is prohibited in their establishment.
The business owner has the right to limit or prohibit the carrying of firearms inside their establishment. If a license holder is asked to leave by the business owner or an individual with the apparent authority to act on behalf of the owner, the citizen shall do as requested and leave the premises.
The law does not specify limitations on the number of handguns.
An unlicensed individual may carry a concealed handgun inside a private vehicle. A License Holder may openly carry a handgun in a belt or shoulder holster or carry a concealed handgun inside a private vehicle.
It is a separate law going in effect Aug. 1, 2016, that allows concealed carry on college campuses as prescribed by the law.
No, so long as they remain in the permitted areas as specified in the statute. (Texas Penal Code Chapter 46).