ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE


TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS


SUBTITLE A. PERMITS


CHAPTER 42. PRIVATE CARRIER PERMIT



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Sec. 42.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. (a) The holder of a private carrier permit who is also a holder of a brewer's, distiller's and rectifier's, winery, wholesaler's, class B wholesaler's, or wine bottler's permit may transport liquor from the place of purchase to the holder's place of business and from the place of sale or distribution to the purchaser in a vehicle owned or leased in good faith by the holder or in a vehicle owned or leased by the holder of a permit issued under Chapter 35 if the transportation is for a lawful purpose.

(b) The holder of a private carrier permit may transport liquor from one wet area to another wet area across a dry area if that course of transportation is necessary or convenient.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 456, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2118, ch. 819, Sec. 8, eff. June 13, 1979; Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1348, ch. 278, Sec. 31, eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 501, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.


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Sec. 42.02. FEE. The annual state fee for a private carrier permit is $30.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 456, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1348, ch. 278, Sec. 32, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.


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Sec. 42.03. APPLICATION OF MOTOR CARRIER LAWS. A person desiring to transport liquor for hire shall comply with the provisions of the motor carrier laws when engaging in the business of transporting liquor for hire.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 456, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 705, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.


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Sec. 42.04. VEHICLES USED FOR TRANSPORTING LIQUOR. (a) Each application for a private carrier permit must contain a full description of the motor vehicles used by the applicant for transporting liquor as well as all other information required by the commission.

(b) Each vehicle used for the transportation of liquor within the state shall have printed or painted on it the designation required by the commission.

(c) A permittee may not transport liquor in any vehicle which is not fully described in his application for a permit.

(d) A holder of a winery permit is exempt from the requirements of this section for the transportation of its wine.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 456, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, Sec. 43, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.


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Sec. 42.05. TRANSPORTATION OF ALE AND MALT LIQUOR: RULES. The commission may issue rules prescribing the manner in which ale and malt liquor may be transported in the state by private carrier's permittees who also hold class B wholesaler's permits.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 456, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.