At first glance, this is an excellent bill.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:There is more. You can read the text of the bill here.
SECTION 1.Chapter 52, Labor Code, is amended by adding Subchapter G to read as follows:
SUBCHAPTER G. RESTRICTIONS ON PROHIBITING EMPLOYEE TRANSPORTATION OR STORAGE OF CERTAIN FIREARMS OR AMMUNITION
Sec.A52.061. RESTRICTION ON PROHIBITING EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO OR STORAGE OF FIREARM OR AMMUNITION.
(a) A public or private employer may not prohibit an employee who holds a license to carry a concealed handgun under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, who otherwise lawfully possesses a firearm, or who lawfully possesses ammunition from transporting or storing a firearm or ammunition the employee is authorized by law to possess in a locked, privately owned motor vehicle in a parking lot, parking garage, or other parking area the employer provides for employees.
(b) Except in cases of gross negligence, a public or private employer or the employer ’s agent is not liable in a civil action, other than a civil action based on a violation of Subsection (a), for damages resulting from or arising out of an occurrence involving a firearm or ammunition transported or stored in accordance with this section.
If you have a moment, contact Senator Hegar and let him know that you appreciate his support of our right to keep and bear arms.