Weapon Discharge Regulation

Regulation of Discharge of Weapon by Certain Municipalities
(a) This section applies only to a municipality located wholly or partly in a county:
      (1) with a population of 450,000 or more;
      (2) in which all or part of a municipality with a population of one million or more is located; and
      (3) that is located adjacent to a county with a population of two million or more.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 229.002, a municipality may not apply a regulation relating to the discharge of firearms or other weapons in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality or in an area annexed by the municipality after September 1, 1981, if the firearm or other weapon is:
      (1) a shotgun, air rifle or pistol, BB gun, or bow and arrow discharged:
           (A) on a tract of land of 10 acres or more and:
               (i) more than 1,000 feet from:
                    (a) the property line of a public tract of land, generally accessible by the public, that is routinely used for organized
                    sporting or recreational activities or that has permanent recreational facilities or equipment; and
                    (b) the property line of a school, hospital, or commercial day-care facility;
               (ii) more than 600 feet from:
                    (a) the property line of a residential subdivision; and
                    (b) the property line of a multifamily residential complex; and
               (iii) more than 150 feet from a residence or occupied building located on another property; and
          (B) in a manner not reasonably expected to cause a projectile to cross the boundary of the tract;
     (2) a center fire or rim fire rifle or pistol of any caliber discharged:
          (A) on a tract of land of 50 acres or more and:
               (i) more than 1,000 feet from:
                    (a) the property line of a public tract of land, generally accessible by the public, that is routinely used for organized
                    sporting or recreational activities or that has permanent recreational facilities or equipment; and
                    (b) the property line of a school, hospital, or commercial day-care facility;
               (ii) more than 600 feet from:
                    (a) the property line of a residential subdivision; and
                    (b) the property line of a multifamily residential complex; and
               (iii) more than 300 feet from a residence or occupied building located on another property; and
          (B) in a manner not reasonably expected to cause a projectile to cross the boundary of the tract; or
     (3) discharged at a sport shooting range, as defined by Section 250.001, in a manner not reasonably expected to cause a
     projectile to cross the boundary of a tract of land.