New Legislation

House Bill 1093
Effective immediately
HB 1093 amends the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1702, to add to the Texas Private Security Board one member who is a licensed locksmith, and reduce the number of public members from four to three.

House Bill 2135
Effective: Sept. 1, 2013
HB 2135 amends the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1702, to allow service credit and experience to an individual who DPS determines has acceptable experience gained during service in the United States Military.

House Bill 3433
Effective immediately
HB 3433 amends the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1702, as follows:

HB 3433 also amends the Health and Safety Code to require the medical advisory board to assist DPS in determining whether certain applicants or holders of a commission as security officer are capable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun.