Course Outline

According to Penal Code §46.13, a person has an affirmative defense to prosecution if a child’s access to the firearm:

  • Was supervised by a person older than 18 years of age and the child was using it for hunting, sporting, or another lawful purpose or…
  • Consisted of the child using the firearm to lawfully defend people or property or…
  • Was gained by the child illegally entering the property or…
  • Occurred while the person who committed the offense was engaged in an agricultural enterprise.
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