Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 102.56
Application of Territorial Limits to Certain Permit Holders


(a)

This section applies only to a holder of a local distributors permit under Chapter 23 that operates in a county in which 8,000 or more alcoholic beverage licenses or permits of any type have been issued under this code and are in effect. Subsections (b) and (d) apply only to the delivery of a brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor to a holder of a mixed beverage permit or a private club permit whose premises is located in a county in which 8,000 or more alcoholic beverage licenses or permits of any type have been issued under this code and are in effect.

(b)

A holder of a local distributors permit under Chapter 23 who has purchased a brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor from the holder of a general, local, or branch distributors license or from the holder of a general class B wholesalers or local class B wholesalers permit may not deliver the brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor to any holder of a mixed beverage permit or private club permit whose premises is located inside that county and outside the territory assigned to the distributor or wholesaler who sold the product under a territorial limit agreement authorized by this subchapter.

(c)

Except as provided by Subsection (d), a holder of a local distributors permit may purchase a brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor only from a distributor or wholesaler who has been assigned the territory where the premises of the holder of the local distributors permit is located.

(d)

A holder of a local distributors permit who delivers a brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor to a holder of a mixed beverage permit or private club permit whose premises is located inside that county and outside the assigned territory where the premises of the holder of a local distributors permit is located must purchase the brand of ale, beer, or malt liquor from a distributor or wholesaler who has been assigned the territory where the premises of the holder of the mixed beverage or private club permit is located.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1164, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 307, eff. September 1, 2021.

(b)

A holder of a local distributors permit under Chapter 23 who has purchased a brand of malt beverage from the holder of a general or branch distributors license may not deliver the brand of malt beverage to any holder of a mixed beverage permit or private club permit whose premises is located inside that county and outside the territory assigned to the distributor who sold the product under a territorial limit agreement authorized by this subchapter.

(c)

Except as provided by Subsection (d), a holder of a local distributors permit may purchase a brand of malt beverage only from a distributor who has been assigned the territory where the premises of the holder of the local distributors permit is located.

(d)

A holder of a local distributors permit who delivers a brand of malt beverage to a holder of a mixed beverage permit or private club permit whose premises is located inside that county and outside the assigned territory where the premises of the holder of a local distributors permit is located must purchase the brand of malt beverage from a distributor who has been assigned the territory where the premises of the holder of the mixed beverage or private club permit is located.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1164, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 307, eff. September 1, 2021.
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