ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE


TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS


SUBTITLE B. LICENSES


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CHAPTER 73. BEER AGENT



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Sec. 73.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. (a) Subject to the limitations imposed in Section 73.011 or elsewhere in this code, a person acting as an employee or representative of a licensed manufacturer of beer located inside or outside the state or as an employee or representative of a licensed distributor may:

(1) promote the sale of beer through methods such as solicitation, display, advertising, and personal contact with licensed retailers of beer and their agents, servants, and employees, and with consumers of beer; and

(2) sell beer and offer it for sale.

(b) A person acting as a beer agent may represent only one permitted or licensed business at a time while soliciting or taking orders.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 488, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, Sec. 57, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 255(a), eff. September 1, 2019.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 255(b), eff. September 1, 2021.


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Sec. 73.011. LIMITATIONS ON AUTHORITY OF BEER AGENT. (a) A person who is an employee or agent of a manufacturer's licensee or a nonresident manufacturer's licensee may not represent that the person is the agent of or is acting on behalf of a licensed distributor. An agent may not engage in conduct that is prohibited by Section 102.75 or other provisions of this code.

(b) A beer agent may not make a representation, solicitation, or offer that this code or the rules of the commission prohibits the agent's employer from offering, making, or fulfilling.

Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, Sec. 58, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Amended by:

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 256(a), eff. September 1, 2019.

Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 256(b), eff. September 1, 2021.