HB 1177, authored by Phelan, White, Metcalf, Ashby, and Toth Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. This bill would allow the carry of a firearm during a state of disaster, including carry into an emergency shelter. Given the nature of Texas weather, this is an important bill to support. The hearing on this bill is set for Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 8:00 am before the Homeland Security and Public Safety committee. The hearing room is E2.016 in the Capitol Extension. Sign up for testifying may be done at kiosks in the Capitol or from mobile devices connected to the Capitol network.