CHL Class State Requirements



 

A person is eligible for a license to carry a concealed handgun if the person:

 

(1) is a legal resident of this state for the six-month period preceding

the date of application under this subchapter or is otherwise eligible for

a license under Section 411.173(a);

 

(2) is at least 21 years of age;

 

(3) has not been convicted of a felony;

 

(4) is not charged with the commission of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor

or equivalent offense, or of an offense under Section 42.01,

Penal Code, or equivalent offense, or of a felony under an information

or indictment;

(5) is not a fugitive from justice for a felony or a Class A or Class B

misdemeanor or equivalent offense;

 

(6) is not a chemically dependent person;

 

(7) is not incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the

proper use and storage of a handgun;

 

(8) has not, in the five years preceding the date of application, been

convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor or equivalent offense or

of an offense under Section 42.01, Penal Code, or equivalent offense;

 

(9) is fully qualified under applicable federal and state law to purchase

a handgun;

 

(10) has not been finally determined to be delinquent in making a

child support payment administered or collected by the attorney general;

 

(11) has not been finally determined to be delinquent in the payment

of a tax or other money collected by the comptroller, the tax collector of

a political subdivision of the state, or any agency or subdivision of the

state;

 

(12) is not currently restricted under a court protective order or subject

to a restraining order affecting the spousal relationship, other than

a restraining order solely affecting property interests;

 

(13) has not, in the 10 years preceding the date of application, been

adjudicated as having engaged in delinquent conduct violating a penal

law of the grade of felony; and

 

(14) has not made any material misrepresentation, or failed to disclose

any material fact, in an application submitted pursuant to Section

411.174.