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Article: Guns, ammunition fly off Austin’s shelves as coronavirus pandemic deepens

Laws & Rules
Texas Local Government Code § 229.001, Firearms; air guns; knives; explosives (conditions under which municipalities may adopt regulations). (Link Type: Texas Law)
See: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/LG/htm/LG.229.htm#229.001
By Texas Legislature
Library Location: LAW-TEX
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19 Information) [City of Austin website with information pertaining to situation in Austin and Travis County including links to disaster declarations]. (Link Type: Local)
See: http://www.austintexas.gov/COVID19
By City of Austin
Publication Date: Accessed March 13, 2020
Legal Documents
Tex. Att'y Gen. RQ-0341-KP, Does Section 229.001 of the Local Government Code allow local governments to prohibit the sale of firearms by an emergency declaration under the Texas Disaster Act of 1975. (Link Type: Request for Opinion)
See: https://www2.texasattorneygeneral.gov/opinions/opinions/51paxton/rq/2020/pdf/RQ0341KP.pdf
By Attorney General of Texas / Rep. Burrows
Publication Date: March 24, 2020