Amend HB 1927 (senate committee printing) by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTION to the bill and renumbering subsequent SECTIONS of the bill accordingly:
SECTION ___.  Chapter 418, Government Code, is amended by adding new section 418.014A to read as follows:
Sec. 418.014A.  DECLARATION OF A WEAPONS-RELATED STATE OF DISASTER.  (a)  The governor by executive order or proclamation shall declare a statewide weapons-related state of disaster if the governor finds a mass shooting has occurred.
(b)  In this section, "mass shooting" means a person's discharge of a firearm to cause serious bodily injury or death, or to attempt to cause serious bodily injury or death, to four or more persons:
(A)  during the same criminal transaction; or
(B)  during different criminal transactions but pursuant to the same scheme or course of conduct.
(c)  A state of disaster may not continue for more than the later of 30 days or 30 days after the last incident in the state of Texas of a mass shooting. The legislature by law may terminate a state of disaster at any time. On termination by the legislature, the governor shall issue an executive order ending the state of disaster.
(d)  An executive order or proclamation issued under this section must include:
(1)  a description of the nature of the disaster;
(2)  mandate that a person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries on or about his or her person a handgun and the handgun is in plain view, unless the person is licensed to carry a handgun under Subchaper H, Chapter 411, Government Code, and the handgun is carried in a shoulder or belt holster; and
(3)  a description of the conditions that have brought the state of disaster about or made possible the termination of the state of disaster.
(e)  An executive order or proclamation shall be disseminated promptly by means intended to bring its contents to the attention of the general public. An order or proclamation shall be filed promptly with the division, the secretary of state, and the county clerk or city secretary in each area to which it applies unless the circumstances attendant on the disaster prevent or impede the filing.