Texas HB 195 - Firearm Sales at Gun Shows


LEAP Forward Summary: HB 195 amends Section 46.01 of the Penal Code to make it a Class A misdemeanor to “knowingly sell a firearm to another person in exchange for money or other consideration at a gun show without complying with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System … before completing the sale” or to “knowingly sell[s] a firearm to another person in exchange for money or other consideration at a gun show and … not maintain a record of the sale” with exceptions. It also extends the same culpability to the gun show operator.