Facts About Campus Carry

In June, Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 11 (SB11), often referred to as the “Campus Carry” bill. This bill amends current law by authorizing holders of concealed handgun licenses (CHLs) to carry concealed handguns in the buildings of institutions of higher education. The law takes effect Aug. 1, 2016.

Key provisions of the law include the following.

The full text of the bill may be found at http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/84R/billtext/html/SB00011F.htm.