Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
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 (Warning Sign Required) or 71.10 (Warning Sign Required) 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.
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May. 25, 2020