Honorable Poncho Nevárez, Chair, House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety
John McGeady, Assistant Director Sarah Keyton, Assistant Director Legislative Budget Board
HB3231 by Clardy (Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Local Government Code to prohibit municipalities and counties from adopting certain regulations related to firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition. The bill would authorize a person to file a lawsuit against a municipality or a county for adopting or enforcing regulations these regulations.
According to the Office of Court Administration (OCA), it is not anticipated that the bill will create a significant increase in court caseloads. No significant impact to the state court system is anticipated.
Local Government Impact
According to OCA, no significant impact to the local courts is anticipated.
According to the Texas Municipal League, no significant impact to cities is anticipated.
According to the Texas Association of Counties, no significant fiscal impact to counties is anticipated.
212 Office of Court Administration, Texas Judicial Council