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Legal Resources Online. To explore the Texas State Law Library's collections — including resources that we make available on the Web such as a listing of recommended legal treatises, a listing of continuing legal education materials, a database of the restrictions after a felony conviction in Texas, and digital copies of historical Texas statutes — please see this …

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Laws of Other States

(3 days ago) Laws of Other States. The laws of all 50 states of the United States are available online. Below you will find a list that directs you to each state's statutes online. If you have questions about the statutes of other states, it would be best to contact a law library in that particular state as those law librarians would be better equipped to

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Texas State Law Library

(Just Now) For Attorneys. The following pages are aimed at Texas attorneys and other members of the judiciary. We have collected a listing of the various bar associations in the state, a listing of popular law blogs and news sites, and we also present various legal resources online.

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(2 days ago) Senate Bill 8 (sometimes called the Texas Heartbeat Bill) is a new state law that bars physicians from performing abortions after the detection of a "fetal heartbeat."The law went into effect on September 1st, 2021. We break down the details of this new law on our Legal FAQ on the topic, "Are abortions banned in Texas?". SB 8 has received intensive news coverage …

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Carry of Firearms

(5 days ago) Texas law makes some places always off-limits to firearms (both handguns and long guns). As of September 1, 2021, HB 1927 has removed the requirement to have a license to carry in order to carry a handgun. The new law also consolidated the list of …

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Frequently Asked Legal Questions

(6 days ago) This law has been amended several times to expand the list of qualifying medical conditions, and Texas law now allows qualified physicians to prescribe low-THC marijuana to patients diagnosed with epilepsy, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis, spasticity, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, autism, cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder, or an

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Businesses & Private Property

(5 days ago) Note Because of the way the law is written, it is a "defense to prosecution" under Section 30.05 if the person who is charged with a crime was carrying a handgun with a license to carry and certain other criteria were met. It's possible that a private property owner would need to post multiple signs in order to ban both unlicensed carry and

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Schools & Colleges

(4 days ago) Texas & Federal Law. HB 1927 (87th Leg. Session, 2021) — Relating to carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm. Effective: September 1st, 2021. This law removed the requirement to have a license to carry in order to carry a firearm in Texas.

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Frequently Asked Legal Questions

(1 days ago) (d) Notwithstanding any other law, each appropriate state agency shall ensure that businesses in this state comply with Subsection (c) and may require compliance with that subsection as a condition for a license, permit, or other state authorization necessary for conducting business in this state.

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Texas State Law Library

(4 days ago) May 17, 2021. We are happy to announce that the State Law Library will reopen its physical location to the public beginning on June 1st, 2021! After months of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic and damage from the February storm, we're excited to assist your legal research needs in person again. Please read through our library's reopening

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Frequently Asked Legal Questions

(1 days ago) The federal law regarding the legal age to purchase from a FFL can be found in 18 U.S. Code 922 (b) (1). It states that a licensed dealer cannot sell any firearm or ammunition to someone who they know is or believe to be under the age of 18. For sales of firearms that are not rifles or shotguns and the corresponding ammunition, the dealer

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My Library Account

(7 days ago) Case law research on Fastcase; Texas and federal practice guide e-books in Fastcase's James Publishing & Wolters Kluwers collections; Law reviews in HeinOnline's Law Journal Library; Do-it-yourself e-books in the Legal Information Reference Center; In-depth consumer law e-books with forms from the National Consumer Law Center; And much more!

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Texas State Law Library

(1 days ago) Law Libraries of Texas Law Libraries of Other States; home » library announcements » october 14, 2021: online lexis training Online Lexis Training October 14, 2021. The library will host ONLINE Lexis training on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This month we are hosting a session on statutes and legislative research.

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Religious Property

(6 days ago) SB 535 is a Texas law that became effective 9/1/2019. It was published with a bill analysis that includes an author/sponsor statement of intent. This statement says that the intent of SB 535 (2019) was to codify Attorney General Opinion No. KP-0176 and to "make it clear that places of worship are to be treated the same as other private property

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Registration & Records

(8 days ago) Disclaimer: The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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Recreational Use

(4 days ago) The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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Children & Family Law

(Just Now) The State Law Library's digital collection has e-books that can be accessed from home. Many of these e-books contain legal forms or drafting guides. To access, first get a free library account online with the Texas State Law Library. Visit a law library near you to search for books with legal forms and drafting guides.

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After the Divorce

(4 days ago) The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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Frequently Asked Legal Questions

(1 days ago) Texas Law. Governor Abbott has issued several executive orders related to COVID-19 vaccines. The most recent order — Executive Order GA-40 — was issued on October 11th, 2021. This order expands upon previous orders and prohibits any entity in Texas from requiring any individual to get a COVID-19 vaccine if they have an objection:

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Government Property

(7 days ago) Disclaimer: The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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General Information

(7 days ago) The number of changes to the law have left people confused about what exactly is and is not legal in different jurisdictions. This guide will give you an explanation of the current status of state and federal laws about marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD). Please note: this is an area of law that is evolving very quickly. The information contained

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Law Libraries of Other States

(Just Now) The links below direct you to public law libraries of other states. While some of these are state law libraries, others are Supreme Court libraries or divisions within the state's library and archives. The Minnesota State Law Library also offers this listing of state law libraries.

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(Just Now) Handguns. Generally speaking, Texas law allows people to transport a handgun in their vehicle as long as they are otherwise allowed to possess a firearm. Texas Penal Code Section 46.02 creates an offense for the unlawful carrying of handguns and in subsection (a) (2) (b), makes an exception to unlawful carry for those who are: (B) inside of or

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(1 days ago) Federal law also sets the age limit at 18 for private handgun sales (18 U.S. Code 922(x)(1) and (x)(5)). If a private sale is conducted with the help of an FFL dealer, the age limit for handgun sales is 21 and the age limit for shotgun or rifle sales is 18.

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Secondary Sources

(5 days ago) The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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Recommended Titles and Treatises

(9 days ago) Recommended Titles and Treatises. To help facilitate access to the State Law Library's print legal resources, our librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject. If you have questions about these materials, or if you would like to request an excerpt from a print resource through our fee

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(1 days ago) Easily the most thorough and detailed resource available on estate planning at the State Law Library, this legal practice guide is the gold standard for anyone interested in a full overview of Texas estate planning law. Wills are covered in detail in Part 2 (chapters 10 – 16), and sample forms can be found in chapter 100.

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General Information

(7 days ago) There are two important pieces that make up the law about LGBTQ rights. One piece is the statutes, which are the written laws that make up the United States Code.The other piece is the rulings by courts that say what these statutes mean and who they apply to. The courts also decide whether the statutes violate people's rights and should be struck down.

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Compassionate-Use Program

(5 days ago) This chapter of Texas law allows qualified physicians to prescribe low-THC cannabis to certain patients with incurable neurodegenerative diseases. In this chapter, "low-THC cannabis" is defined as a cannabis plant or derivative that contains less than 1% of tetrahydrocannabinols by weight. This differs from the definition of "hemp" in Section

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Reference Librarians

(2 days ago) Our librarians are careful to avoid the unauthorized practice of law (see Texas Government Code chapter 81, subchapter G and section 38.123 of the Texas Penal Code) and as such cannot give legal opinions, advice, or interpretation. We do not have attorneys on staff to advise you on how the law applies to a particular legal situation.

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Carrying & Transporting

(9 days ago) Disclaimer: The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your situation. If you have questions about anything in this guide, please ask a librarian.

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Contact the State Law Library

(6 days ago) physical address: 205 West 14th Street. Tom C. Clark Building. Room G01 (ground floor) Austin, Texas 78701-1614. telephone number: Call the library. e-mail us: To send us an e-mail with comments or general inquiries, please use the form on our Ask a Librarian page.

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Financial Information

(7 days ago) Law Libraries of Other States; home » about us » financial information. Financial Information. Below you will find financial information related to the library. Operating Budgets. The library must submit operating budgets to the Office of the Governor, Budget Division, and the Legislative Budget Board. Below you will find the operating

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Texas State Law Library

(3 days ago) Statutes, regulations, select case law, and agency interpretations and manuals are also available through the database. Over 200 agency-issued forms are included in PDF format, and users can fill out and save any of these forms. AILALink is only available for use on the library’s computers. Contact us at (512) 463-1722 or submit a question

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Texas State Law Library

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General Information

(3 days ago) Texas Law Help provides plain-English explanations of Texas law. The Landlord/Tenant section of their website provides information on a variety of landlord-tenant law issues such as application deposits, housing discrimination, fair housing, forming tenant associations, house rules, a self-help repair packet, and information on landlord's liens.

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(Just Now) 2018 Litigation and Current Status of the Law. On August 16, 2018, Judge Lee Yeakel of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas issued an order that permanently enjoined the State of Texas from enforcing the law prohibiting credit card surcharges (Sec. 604A.0021) against certain merchants that had sued the Attorney General. In

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Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce

(3 days ago) Common law marriage is a valid and legal way for a couple to marry in Texas. The term used in the law is "informal marriage." Texas law states that a common law marriage may be proved by evidence that the couple: “agreed to be married”; and “after the agreement they lived together in this state”; and they

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(1 days ago) There a few sections of law that set forth maximum interest rates. Article 16, Section 11 of the Texas Constitution states that in the absence of other legislation, contracts involving a rate of interest higher than 10% “shall be deemed usurious”. This section also states that “in contracts where no rate of interest is agreed upon, the

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(1 days ago) The resolution was signed into law on December 20th, 2019, as part of two funding bills for government programs in the 2020 fiscal year. H.R. 1865 amends Title 21, Chapter 9, Subchapter IX of the United States Code and gives the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (of which the Food and Drug Administration is a part) a period of time

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