Texas Laws - Alcoholic Beverage Code

Sec. 103.05. REPORT OF SEIZURE. (4551)(1-click HTML)

(a) A peace officer who makes a seizure under Section 103.03 of this code shall make a report in triplicate which lists each item seized and the place and name of the owner, operator, or other person from whom it is seized. One copy of the report shall be verified by oath. (4552)

(b) The verified copy shall be retained in the permanent files of the commission or other agency making the seizure. The copy is subject to inspection by any member of the legislature or by any authorized law enforcement agency of the state. (4553)

(c) One copy of the report shall be delivered to the person from whom the seizure is made. (4554)

(d) A peace officer who makes a false report of the property seized commits a felony punishable by confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for not less than two years and not more than five years. (4555)

(e) A peace officer who fails to file the reports of a seizure as required by this section commits a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 or by confinement in jail for not less than 10 nor more than 90 days or by both. The commission shall insure that the reports are made by peace officers. (4556)

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 505, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 5222, ch. 954, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 29, 1983. (4557)

Amended by: (4558)

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 87 (S.B. 1969), Sec. 25.008, eff. September 1, 2009. (4559)


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