Summary
Pardon that is not given for proof of subsequent innocence does not obliterate offense but generally absolves doer of legal consequences|Firearms, felon who has been fully pardoned may possess; defendant accused of felony whose verdict has been set aside or who has been permitted to withdraw a guilty plea may possess handgun without violating criminal law|Verdict has been set aside or guilty plea has been withdrawn, defendant in such case may possess firearm without regard to section 46.04 of the Penal Code|Felon who has been fully pardoned may possess firearm, as may defendant who has been convicted of felony but whose verdict has been set aside or who has been permitted to withdraw guilty plea|Term, when Legislature defines a term in one statute and uses same term in relation to same subject matter in a later statute, we may presume that Legislature used the term in the same way|Convicted
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