Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 101.71
Inspection of Vehicle


No holder of a permit issued under Title 3, Subtitle A, of this code, may refuse to allow the commission or its authorized representative or a peace officer, on request, to make a full inspection, investigation, or search of any vehicle.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 497, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.
Sec. 101.72. CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ON PREMISES LICENSED FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.

(a)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly consumes liquor or beer on the premises of a holder of a wine and beer retailers off-premise permit or a retail dealers off-premise license.

(a)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly consumes liquor or malt beverages on the premises of a holder of a wine and malt beverage retailers off-premise permit or a retail dealers off-premise license.

(b)

A person is presumed to have knowingly violated Subsection (a) of this section if the warning sign required by either Section 26.05 or 71.10 of this code is displayed on the premises.

(c)

Except as provided in Subsection (d) of this section, a violation of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $200.

(d)

If a person has been convicted of a violation of this section occurring within a year of a subsequent violation, the subsequent violation is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $200.
Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 2212, ch. 414, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 280, eff. September 1, 2021.
Sec. 101.73. EXPUNGEMENT OF CONVICTION FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES LICENSED FOR OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION. (a) A person convicted of not more than one violation of Section 101.72 of this code within 12 months, after the first anniversary of the conviction, may apply to the court in which he was convicted to have the conviction expunged.

(b)

The application shall contain the applicants sworn statement that he was not convicted of an additional violation of Section 101.72 of this code during the previous 12 months.

(c)

If the court finds that the applicant was not convicted of another violation of Section 101.72 of this code during the preceding 12 months, the court shall order the conviction, together with all complaints, verdicts, fines, and other documents relating to the offense, to be expunged from the applicants record. After entry of the order, the applicant is released from all disabilities resulting from the conviction, and the conviction may not be shown or made known for any purpose.
Added by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 2212, ch. 414, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.
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