H.B. No. 1038
relating to certain reduced fees for a license to carry a concealed
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 411.195, Government Code, is amended to
read as follows:
Sec. 411.195. REDUCTION OF FEES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, the
department shall reduce by 50 percent any fee required for the
issuance of an original, duplicate, [
or] modified, or renewed
license under this subchapter if the applicant for the license is 60
years of age or older.
SECTION 2. This Act applies only to a renewal that occurs on
or after the effective date of this Act. A renewal that occurs
before the effective date of this Act is covered by the law in
effect on the date of the renewal, and the former law is continued
in effect for that purpose.
SECTION 3. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1038 was passed by the House on April
27, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 110, Nays 31, 4 present, not
voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
No. 1038 on May 24, 2005, by a non-record vote.
Chief Clerk of the House
I certify that H.B. No. 1038 was passed by the Senate, with
amendments, on May 23, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays
Secretary of the Senate