Amend HB 1927 (senate committee report) as follows:
(1)  In SECTION 29 of the bill providing the effective date (page 11, line 59), strike "This Act" and substitute "Except as otherwise provided by this Act, this Act".
(2)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS to the bill and renumber the SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ____.  Subchapter Z, Chapter 411, Government Code, is amended by adding Section 411.951 to read as follows:
Sec. 411.951.  ONLINE HANDGUN SAFETY COURSE. (a) The department shall develop and make available on the department's Internet website a handgun safety course. The department may not charge a fee for taking the course.
(b)  The department shall provide a certificate of completion to a person who has completed the course or otherwise enable the person to access electronically proof of completion in a form and manner prescribed by the department.
SECTION ____.  Effective September 1, 2022, Section 46.02, Penal Code, is amended by adding Subsection (a-6) to read as follows:
(a-6)  A person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun in a public place. It is an exception to the application of this subsection that the person completed the handgun safety course developed by the Department of Public Safety under Section 411.951, Government Code, in the four-year period preceding the date the person carried the handgun in a public place.
SECTION ____.  Not later than September 1, 2022, the Department of Public Safety shall develop and make available the handgun safety course required by Section 411.951, Government Code, as added by this Act.