On January 1, 1996, the Texas Concealed Handgun Law went into effect. This law states that the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) "shall issue" a concealed handgun license (CHL) to any Texas resident who meets the application requirements for character (background check) and training.

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Terence Painter
DPS Certified in 2009 to teach License to Carry classes, Terence is a club member, as well as a Life Member of TSRA, and Endowment Member of NRA. He offers Texas Handgun Carry classes, as well as NRA Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol and Muzzleloader classes and Range Safety Officer courses. For more information call (903) 652-6118 or e-mail him at Paristxchl@gmail.com or see his Facebook page Terence Painter Firearms Instructor.