Financial Cost of 'Campus Carry' Bill in Texas

February 23, 2015

Texas higher education officials are estimating that it will cost them $47 million over six years to comply with the "campus carry" bill moving in the Legislature that would permit people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on campus, The Houston Chronicle reported. The estimates are based on reports from university systems on the costs they would face to build gun lockers and gun storage facilities, to bolster campus police and to provide training to campus personnel.


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