Colleges eye bill on guns
A sign at Central Texas College alerts people that weapons are not permitted on campus, but that may change if the state Senate approves House Bill 927, which would allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring guns on public school property, unless schools opt out. The House already passed the bill.
A sign at Central Texas College alerts people that weapons are not permitted on campus, but that may change in August 2016 if Gov. Greg Abbott signs Senate Bill 11 into law by June 21. According to the final version, however, only students with concealed handgun licenses — meaning students age 21 and older — can carry on campus. Public colleges and universities will still be able to establish their own rules on where handguns are carried and how they’re stored.
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