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After the Texas Senate passed the "campus carry" bill Saturday, the House quickly responded by approving the bill Sunday for the 84th Legislature. Senate Bill 11, which Sen. Brian Birdwell authored, passed with a 9847 vote and is expected to be signed by Gov. Greg Abbott. Comment?
The Texas Senate gave inital approval to its campus carry bill after it was brought to the floor Wednesday for its second reading. Campus carry would allow licensed handgun owners over 21 years of age to carry their handguns on public college and university campuses, including inside campus buildings. Comment?
Texas legislators proposed a multifaceted bill, HB 11, that would permit the hiring of more Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and create police checkpoints when crossing the border to Mexico. "Crime that comes through the border rarely stays at the border," said Rep. Dennis Bonnen , primary author of the bill. Comment?
The Senate Committee on Nominations questioned Gov. Greg Abbott's three regent appointees for more than five hours about admissions, open records requests, and other issues that have prompted conflict in the UT System at a committee hearing Thursday. Abbott's first appointees to the UT System Board of Regents, Steven Hicks, Sara Martinez Tucker and David Beck, appeared before the Senate Committee on Nominations as part of the confirmation process. Comment?
The UT System estimates "campus carry," if passed, would cost UT campuses $39 million in additional security measures, but a UT-Austin fiscal note said the bill would have no significant fiscal impact for the school. According to UT-Austin's fiscal note, which estimates expenses associated with campus carry, the policy would not cost the University any additional funds. Comment?
Campus carry, in-state tuition for undocumented students and tuition regulation were major points of focus during an on-campus interview with House Speaker Joe Straus. At the talk, Straus stressed higher education issues, such as campus carry, in-state tuition for immigrants and tuition regulation. Comment?
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