Permit Back Log

Discussion in 'Texas Concealed Handgun (CHL)' started by grumpybutt, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. grumpybutt

    grumpybutt New Member

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    Hi Guys --Just thought I'd put my .02 in on CCW back log. I have read E-mailing your State Rep or Gov helps Ya sure. Well after over 4 months I did just that, in 5 days was at my door "Priority Mail", could not believe it. Had a little glitz, when I E-mailed I address it Mr. and Mrs. sense we took class at the same time, I E-mail back 3 days latter her's was approved on there web sight and I expect it in the mail today. Stroke off luck ? don't know, but it's sure worth the try. First time Legal in 40 years, kind of feels funny. :fighting0010:
     


  2. JKTex

    JKTex Well-Known

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    I think it was just timing. I can't see how any State Rep. has any authority to have any state agency change a process unless it's for a Lobbiest or cash. :p

    But it seems like the back log has been worked way down.
     
  3. txinvestigator

    txinvestigator TGT Addict

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    I agree 100%
     
  4. txinvestigator

    txinvestigator TGT Addict

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    Must.....................not.......................comment........................


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  5. DILLON1980

    DILLON1980 New Member

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    I've been waiting for 123 days. In fact, in 30 minutes it will be 124. Sounds pathetic but thats where I'm at with it. When you are expecting something you tend to look forward to it no matter how big or little of a deal it is.
     
  6. sv6er

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    Doesn't it state in the lawbook somewhere that they have to issue it within like, 30 or 90 days?
     
  7. Morgan

    Morgan Member

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    no, it says basically they have 30 days to start, then 60 days to

    a) deny
    b) approve
    c) tell you there's a delay and give you an ETA

    so if 89 days after they get your appliction they send you a letter saying "We're experiencing issues getting your background done. It could take 6 months more to complete" they're in compliance with the law.
     
  8. Jeff B

    Jeff B Active Member

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    My sons app was sent in in the beginning of August, he had one item to clarify/correct, and he was told yesterday that they were "issuing" his permit I believe. So, 5 months with one hiccup.

    Jeff B.
     
  9. 40Arpent

    40Arpent TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Back in 1996, when I first applied for my CHL, the wait was said to be between 45-90 days from the point of receipt of application. Back then, there was no checking status on the internet, and calling them was all but futile. So, beginning 48 days past the date at which they received my application, I would run to the mailbox every day like a kid waking on Christmas morning. I did that for 44 days straight until it finally showed up. :lolz:
     
  10. PopsXD9sc

    PopsXD9sc Active Member

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    I've only been waiting about 6 weeks so guess I can't complain yet. Seems strange that background checks are always to blame when you can walk into a gun shop, buy a gun, and the background (FBI) check takes all of 5 minutes.

    Did e-mail my state rep and the governor before ever taking the CHL class to complain about the lengthy wait for the license process. Rick Perry (or his office) has yet to acknowledge my e-mail but my state rep's chief of staff assured me that extra people have been added to process the nearly 200,000 applications this year. Seems from some threads on TexasCHL forum that the wait has decrease and some are reporting applying in late October or early November and already receiving plastic. Guess there is hope yet.
     

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