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#5765793 - 05/29/15 10:40 PM Open Carry passed !!!!
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About time !
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#5765844 - 05/29/15 11:28 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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Forgive my ignorance but is this in Texas you speak of?

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#5765882 - 05/30/15 12:31 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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Yes

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#5765885 - 05/30/15 12:36 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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#5767466 - 05/31/15 11:26 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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I read last week the Police officers called in and tried to get it changed to where an officer could question someone open carrying. There was talk of it being changed. Anyone know if that was added in or not?
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#5767472 - 05/31/15 11:42 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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It is my understanding that the final version does allow a peace officer to question someone carrying openly to determine if they have a license. Open carry will require a handgun license (currently called a CHL, same requirements.) The new law will take effect on January 1, 2016.

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#5767567 - 05/31/15 01:38 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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I would be happier with constitutional carry.
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#5767649 - 05/31/15 03:17 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: papa45]
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Originally Posted By: papa45
It is my understanding that the final version does allow a peace officer to question someone carrying openly to determine if they have a license. Open carry will require a handgun license (currently called a CHL, same requirements.) The new law will take effect on January 1, 2016.


The amendment was pulled from the final bill, yet the 4th amendment and case law does not support allowing the police to stop someone without probable cause.

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#5767723 - 05/31/15 04:26 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: cyphertext]
Texas Dan Offline
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Originally Posted By: cyphertext
Originally Posted By: papa45
It is my understanding that the final version does allow a peace officer to question someone carrying openly to determine if they have a license. Open carry will require a handgun license (currently called a CHL, same requirements.) The new law will take effect on January 1, 2016.


The amendment was pulled from the final bill, yet the 4th amendment and case law does not support allowing the police to stop someone without probable cause.


Makes complete sense. Just as an officer cannot stop you just to see if you have a driver's license, why could one approach you just to see if you have a CHL?
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#5774730 - 06/04/15 08:50 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
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Actually police officers can stop us and check just to see if we have a drivers license, 521 in the transportation code. It isn't usually done, but it is legal.

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#5774924 - 06/05/15 01:22 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: Ranch Dawg]
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Originally Posted By: Ranch Dawg
Actually police officers can stop us and check just to see if we have a drivers license, 521 in the transportation code. It isn't usually done, but it is legal.


Can you point to the specific title/subtitle authorizes that?
I was looking and could not find that referenced.
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#5775115 - 06/05/15 08:24 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: Ranch Dawg]
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Originally Posted By: Ranch Dawg
Actually police officers can stop us and check just to see if we have a drivers license, 521 in the transportation code. It isn't usually done, but it is legal.


This is only if driving a vehicle?

Never heard of just walking having to have or carry a DL......

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#5775132 - 06/05/15 08:45 AM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: pegasaurus]
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Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Originally Posted By: Ranch Dawg
Actually police officers can stop us and check just to see if we have a drivers license, 521 in the transportation code. It isn't usually done, but it is legal.


Can you point to the specific title/subtitle authorizes that?
I was looking and could not find that referenced.



I don't know of anyone who actually does it, but it's there.

Texas Transportation Code
Sec. 521.025. LICENSE TO BE CARRIED AND EXHIBITED ON DEMAND; CRIMINAL PENALTY. (a) A person required to hold a license under Section 521.021 shall:(1) have in the person's possession while operating a motor vehicle the class of driver's license appropriate for the type of vehicle operated; and(2) display the license on the demand of a magistrate, court officer, or peace officer.(b) A peace officer may stop and detain a person operating a motor vehicle to determine if the person has a driver's license as required by this section.
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#5775997 - 06/05/15 09:09 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: THETEXAN]
Ranch Dawg Offline
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Thank ya Grizz.

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#5776118 - 06/05/15 10:47 PM Re: Open Carry passed !!!! [Re: Ranch Dawg]
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Originally Posted By: Ranch Dawg
Thank ya Grizz.


Yup. Thanks. That is what I was looking for. cheers
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