The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 3231, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 236.001. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
    1. (1) "Air gun" has the meaning assigned by Section 229.001.
    2. (1-a) "Knife" has the meaning assigned by Section 46.01, Penal Code.
    3. (2) "Sport shooting range" has the meaning assigned by Section 250.001.
    Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 624 (S.B. 766), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2011.
    Amended by:
    Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1210 (S.B. 1400), Sec. 5, eff. June 14, 2013.
    Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 700 (H.B. 905), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2015.

The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 3231, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.

  1. Sec. 236.002. FIREARMS; AIR GUNS; SPORT SHOOTING RANGE. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, including Chapter 251, Agriculture Code, a county may not adopt regulations relating to:
    1. (1) the transfer, private ownership, keeping, transportation, licensing, or registration of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies; or
    2. (2) the discharge of a firearm or air gun at a sport shooting range.
  2. (b) The attorney general may bring an action in the name of the state to obtain a temporary or permanent injunction against a county adopting a regulation, other than a regulation under Section 236.003, in violation of this section.
  3. Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 624 (S.B. 766), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2011.
    Amended by:
    Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1210 (S.B. 1400), Sec. 6, eff. June 14, 2013.
    Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 700 (H.B. 905), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2015.
  1. Sec. 236.003. REGULATION OF OUTDOOR SPORT SHOOTING RANGE. Notwithstanding Section 236.002, a county may regulate the discharge of a firearm or air gun at an outdoor sport shooting range as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 235.
  2. Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 624 (S.B. 766), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2011.
    Amended by:
    Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1210 (S.B. 1400), Sec. 7, eff. June 14, 2013.

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