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Texas Laws | Alcoholic Beverage Code
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE
TITLE 6. LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS

(a-1) For purposes of a local option election, a newly created justice precinct shall be considered to have not held a local option election on the sale of alcoholic beverages. Any local option status established in the territory comprising the new justice precinct that resulted from a local option election held in the territory when the territory was part of another justice precinct remains in effect until that status is changed by a local option election held in the new justice precinct. (6104)

(b) Nothing in this section is intended to affect the operation of Section 251.73 of this code. (6105)

(c) Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1298, Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2013. (6106)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 435, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (6107)

Amended by: (6108)

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 975 (H.B. 1799), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2005. (6109)

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1298 (H.B. 2818), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2013. (6110)

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1298 (H.B. 2818), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2013. (6111)

Sec. 251.81. SALE OF WINE. (6112)(Text)

(a) If the sale of wine was approved in an area by a local option election, other than a local option election that approved the sale of all alcoholic beverages, before September 1, 1999, an alcoholic beverage license or permit holder may not sell in that area wine containing more than 14 percent alcohol by volume unless a subsequent local option election approves the sale of wine or wine and other alcoholic beverages. (6113)

(b) The commission shall, on the face of each alcoholic beverage license or permit, indicate whether the holder may sell wine and, if the license or permit holder may sell wine, whether the holder may sell wine up to 14 percent alcohol or 17 percent alcohol by volume. (6114)

Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 418, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. (6115)

Sec. 251.82. ELECTION IN CERTAIN CITIES AND TOWNS. (6116)(Text)

For the purposes of an election conducted under Section 501.109, Election Code, a reference in this code: (6117)

(1) to the county is considered to refer to the city or town; (6118)

(2) to the commissioners court is considered to refer to the governing body of the city or town; (6119)

(3) to the county clerk or registrar of voters is considered to refer to the secretary of the city or town or, if the city or town does not have a secretary, to the person performing the functions of a secretary of the city or town; and (6120)

(4) to the county judge is considered to refer to the mayor of the city or town or, if the city or town does not have a mayor, to the presiding officer of the governing body of the city or town. (6121)

Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 975 (H.B. 1799), Sec. 6, eff. September 1, 2005. (6122)

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