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Texas Laws | Alcoholic Beverage Code
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE
TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS

Sec. 55.03. ELIGIBILITY FOR PERMIT. (2862)(Text)

A manufacturer's agent's warehousing permit may be issued to an entity: (2863)

(1) that receives beer, ale, or malt liquor from another entity, or that other entity's immediate successor in interest, that: (2864)

(A) is located and chartered in the United Mexican States; (2865)

(B) has held a nonresident manufacturer's license, nonresident brewer's permit, and a nonresident seller's permit for the two years preceding the date of the application; and (2866)

(C) during each of those two years has shipped or caused to be shipped into this state for ultimate sale to qualified distributors and wholesalers in this state at least one-half million barrels of beer, ale, or malt liquor of the various brands manufactured or brewed by the entity; and (2867)

(2) whose employees, located in this state or elsewhere, hold permits and licenses issued under Chapters 36 and 73 to perform the activities authorized under those chapters on behalf of the entity. (2868)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 247 (H.B. 2727), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007. (2869)

Amended by: (2870)

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 129 (S.B. 350), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013. (2871)

Sec. 55.04. LOCATION OF PREMISES. (2872)(Text)

The premises of a permit holder under this chapter must be located in an area that is wet for the sale of beer, ale, and malt liquor. (2873)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 247 (H.B. 2727), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007. (2874)

Sec. 55.05. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (2875)(Text)

The commission shall require monthly reports from a permit holder under this chapter showing the brands, types, sizes of containers, and quantities of beer, ale, or malt liquor received at and shipped from the premises to persons authorized to receive them. The reports must conform in all respects to the requirements and forms prescribed by the commission and contain any other information required by the commission. (2876)

Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 247 (H.B. 2727), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007. (2877)

CHAPTER 56. WATER PARK PERMIT (2878)(Text)
Sec. 56.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. (2879)(Text)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the holder of two or more water park permits may deliver alcoholic beverages from any premises for which one of those permits has been issued to any other premises for which one of those permits has been issued. (2880)

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 32 (S.B. 1176), Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2017. (2881)

Sec. 56.02. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERMIT; ELIGIBLE PREMISES. (2882)(Text)

(a) A water park permit may be issued only to a person who: (2883)

(1) holds a wine and beer retailer's permit under Chapter 25; and (2884)

(2) operates a public venue that: (2885)

(A) involves waterslides, food service, music, and amusement activities; and (2886)

(B) is located primarily along the banks of the Comal River. (2887)

(b) A person described by Subsection (a) may be issued water park permits for not more than five premises: (2888)

(1) for which wine and beer retailer's permits have been issued under Chapter 25; and (2889)

(2) that are located: (2890)

(A) in the public venue described in Subsection (a)(2); or (2891)

(B) not more than one mile from the boundary of that venue. (2892)

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 32 (S.B. 1176), Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2017. (2893)

Sec. 56.03. FEE. (2894)(Text)

The annual state fee for a water park permit is $30. (2895)

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 32 (S.B. 1176), Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2017. (2896)

Sec. 56.04. APPLICABILITY OF OTHER LAW. (2897)(Text)

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the provisions of this code applicable to a wine and beer retailer's permit apply to a water park permit. (2898)

Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 32 (S.B. 1176), Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2017. (2899)

SUBTITLE B. LICENSES (2900)(Text)

CHAPTER 61. PROVISIONS GENERALLY APPLICABLE TO LICENSES (2901)(Text)
Sec. 61.01. LICENSE REQUIRED. (2902)(Text)

No person may manufacture or brew beer for the purpose of sale, import it into this state, distribute or sell it, or possess it for the purpose of sale without having first obtained an appropriate license or permit as provided in this code. Each licensee shall display his license at all times in a conspicuous place at the licensed place of business. (2903)

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 460, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. (2904)

Sec. 61.02. NATURE OF LICENSE; SUCCESSION ON DEATH, BANKRUPTCY, ETC. (2905)(Text)

(a) A license issued under this code is a purely personal privilege and is subject to revocation as provided in this code. It is not property, is not subject to execution, does not pass by descent or distribution, and ceases on the death of the holder. (2906)

(b) On the death of the licensee or of a person having an interest in the license, or on bankruptcy, receivership, or partnership dissolution, the receiver or successor in interest may apply to the county judge of the county where the licensed premises are located for certification that he is the receiver or successor in interest. On certification, unless good cause for refusal is shown, the commission or administrator shall grant permission, by letter or otherwise, for the receiver or successor in interest to operate the business during the unexpired portion of the license. The license may not be renewed, but the receiver or successor in interest may apply for an original license. A receiver or successor in interest operating for the unexpired portion of the license is subject to the provisions of this code relating to the suspension or cancellation of a license. (2907)

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