Monthly Archives: January 2013

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  • Representative Krause Files Intrastate Firearm Protection Bill

    • Jan 24, 2013

    AUSTIN, TEXAS – Today, State Representative Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) filed H.B. 627, which would exempt intrastate manufacture of a firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition from federal regulation. “The Constitution clearly enumerates the powers and authority of the federal government, and according to the Tenth Amendment any power not expressly granted to the federal government is reserved to the states,” said Rep. Matt Krause. “A firearm that is made, sold, and used in Texas—an explicitly intrastate transaction—does not fall under Congress’ authority to regulate commerce between the states and should be expressly protected in state law.” H.B. 627 is necessary to … Read more >>

  • Matt Krause Hits the Ground Running

    • Jan 14, 2013

    (Fort Worth) Matt Krause didn’t waste any time adding to his legislative agenda. This week he filed 3 more bills which represent the values of his district. “The voters of District 93 sent me here to do a job and these bills reflect the job they want done,” commented Krause. Summaries of the legislation and commentary are below: HB 359— Protecting innocent individuals and deterring illegal immigration. “This bill will ensure that judges are aware of an individual’s legal status when deciding whether or not to grant bail. Bail is a privilege which judges currently have the authority to delegate … Read more >>