When you see the numbers 30.06 and smile you might be a gun guy.
If you see 30.06 posted on a business and you cringe you are a Texas gun guy.
30.06 relates to the Section of Penal Code where the law outlines “trespass by a holder of license to carry concealed handgun.” Here you will find the complete lists of TX CHL laws, but in general, if a property owner post the below text in in contrasting colors with block letters at least one inch in height in a conspicuous manner clearly visible to the public in order to declare a legal “Gun Free Zone” and to carry past it is Class A misdemeanor.
“PURSUANT TO SECTION 30.06,
PENAL CODE (TRESPASS BY HOLDER OF A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN)
A PERSON LICENSED UNDER SUBCHAPTER H, CHAPTER 411, GOVERNMENT CODE (CONCEALED HANDGUN LAW), MAY NOT ENTER THIS
PROPERTY WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN.”
“CONFORME A LA SECCIÓN 30.06
DEL CÔDIGO PENAL (TRASPASAR PORTANDO ARMAS DE FUEGO) PERSONAS CON LICENCIA BAJO DEL SUB-CAPITULO H, CAPITULO 411, CODIGO DE GOBIERNO (LEY DE PORTAR ARMAS), NO DEBEN ENTRAR A ESTA PROPIEDAD PORTANDO UN ARMA DE FUEGO.”
Penal Code 46.03 outlines the places where weapons (including firearms, illegal knives and clubs) are ALWAYS prohibited:
Penal Code 46.035 Unlawful Carry of a Handgun by License Holder at the following locations:
How do you feel about Gun Free Zones?
A great resource for state handgun law summaries is www.handgunlaw.us