Anybody who said that is an idiot. It is NOT legal.
Also, there is tons of info on the debate. The TX CHL forum will take you through the horror show of the last legislative session.
While there was sufficient legislative support for passage on the surface, under the surface forces and influences trashed it.
for a review.
The governor did not shine despite his pro-gun stance. However, we did get a parking lot bill that allows guns in your car in campus lots and most work places.