Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 105.06
Hours of Consumption


(a)

In this section:

(1)

“Extended hours area” means an area subject to the extended hours of sale provided in Section 105.03 (Hours of Sale: Mixed Beverages) or 105.05 (Hours of Sale: Beer) of this code.

(2)

“Standard hours area” means an area which is not an extended hours area.

(a-1)

For the purposes of this section, a licensed or permitted premises is a public place.

(b)

In a standard hours area, a person commits an offense if he consumes or possesses with intent to consume an alcoholic beverage in a public place at any time on Sunday between 1:15 a. m. and 12 noon or on any other day between 12:15 a. m. and 7 a. m.

(c)

In an extended hours area, a person commits an offense if he consumes or possesses with intent to consume an alcoholic beverage in a public place at any time on Sunday between 2:15 a. m. and 12 noon and on any other day between 2:15 a. m. and 7 a. m.

(d)

Proof that an alcoholic beverage was possessed with intent to consume in violation of this section requires evidence that the person consumed an alcoholic beverage on that day in violation of this section.

(e)

An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 512, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 923, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 628 (H.B. 2451), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 68 (S.B. 904), Sec. 23, eff. September 1, 2007.
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