Law:Title 7. Local And Special Laws from Chapter 284. Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kenedy, Llano, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, And Zavala Counties (Texas)

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Chapter 284. Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kenedy, Llano, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, And Zavala Counties

Section 284.001.  Discharge Of Firearm Prohibited.

(a) In this section:

(1)  "Firearm" has the meaning assigned by Section 62.014.

(2)  "Navigable river or stream" has the meaning assigned by Section 90.001.

(b)  This section applies only to a navigable river or stream located wholly or partly in Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Kenedy, Llano, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, or Zavala County.

(c)  Except as provided by Subsection (d), a person may not discharge a firearm or shoot an arrow from any kind of bow if:

(1)  the person is located in or on the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream at the time the firearm is discharged or the arrow is shot from the bow; or

(2)  any portion of the ammunition discharged or arrow shot could physically contact the bed or bank of a navigable river or stream.

(d)  This section does not apply to:

(1)  an individual acting in the scope of the individual's duties as a peace officer or department employee; or

(2)  the discharge of a shotgun loaded with ammunition that releases only shot when discharged.

(e)  This section does not limit the ability of a license holder to carry a concealed handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code.

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 272, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.


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