Texas HB 316 - Firearm Safety and Suicide Prevention Education


The department shall develop and implement a public awareness campaign designed to encourage firearm safety and to improve public awareness on the topics of prevention of firearm accidents involving children; suicide prevention; and the safe handling and storage of firearms.

In implementing the campaign, the department may engage in online advocacy, issue public service announcements, and distribute materials that cover the topics described by Subsection (a). The department may publish its own materials or may distribute materials published by firearm safety advocacy organizations.

The department may establish a process under which an applicant for an original or renewed license under this subchapter may make a voluntary donation to support the campaign.
— Section 411.210(a-c)