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Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. Read & Follow the Bill
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the debate: HB681
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Texans should not be forced to choose between their jobs and their personal safety, regardless of the time of day or distance they drive. HB 681 extends only to the employee's personal, locked vehicle. OSHA, risk management, and Homeland Security issues are not involved.

* Does not prohibit the employer from regulating and enforcing policies to ban possession or carrying of firearms inside the business or workplace.

* Does not apply to school districts or company-owned or leased vehicles.

* Does provide immunity from liability for employers for damages resulting from the storage of firearms in locked, private motor vehicles.

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(Travis County) February 25, 2011, 11:30 am report abuse
Introduced and referred to committee on House Business and Industry (2-21-11)

Meeting set for 2:00 P.M. or Adj., E2.016 -- House Business and Industry 2-28-11
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