Legal To Carry Bowie Knives in Texas Effective September 1, 2017
Special thanks to House sponsors Re. Frulllo, Reps. Dutton, Kuempel, Moody and Springer for moving this bill to the floor for a vote. Three knives may be carried throughout the state of Texas except for places such as schools, colleges, correctional facilities, houses of worship,and bars that earn more than 51 percent of their income from alcohol sales. Minors are also restricted as when they can carry knives.The knives that have been removed from the "illegal knives" category are daggers, dirks, stilettos, poniards, swords, spears and most notably, Bowie Knives.