Summary

Concealed handgun, 18 U.S.C. § 926C, which authorizes a qualified retired law enforcement officer to carry, does not preempt Texas Occupations Code section 1701.357, which provides a means by which some retired peace officer may obtain the proficiency certification required under federal law|Concealed handgun, 18 U.S.C. § 926C authorizes a qualified retired law enforcement officer to carry if the officer has obtained the state proficiency certification provided by state law|Retired law enforcement officers who qualify under 18 U.S.C. § 926C may carry a concealed handgun if the officers have been certified as proficient under state law|Retired officers may carry a handgun under 18 U.S.C. § 926C if the officers have obtained weapons-proficiency certification under state law

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