Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code
Sec. § 108.53
Advertising Signs

Consistent with other provisions of this code, the commission shall promulgate rules allowing for signs advertising alcoholic beverages at charitable or civic events such as fairs, rodeos, or other events of a temporary nature. This section does not authorize, nor shall any rule of the commission authorize, a retailer of alcoholic beverages to derive, directly or indirectly, any money or consideration of any kind as a result of alcoholic beverage advertising, and the commissions rules shall reflect the intent that the charity or civic endeavor receive the proceeds, if any, from such advertising signs.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 521, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1359 (H.B. 1545), Sec. 348, eff. September 1, 2019.
Sec. 108.54. NONCONFORMING OUTDOOR ADVERTISING: SEIZURE, REMOVAL. (a) No person may erect, maintain, or display any outdoor advertising, billboard, or electric sign which does not conform in all respects to the provisions of this code. A billboard or electric sign that does not conform is illegal equipment which is subject to seizure and forfeiture as provided in this code.


The owner of any outdoor advertising that does not conform to the provisions of this code is responsible for removing it from public view immediately, and the failure to do so is a violation of this code.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 522, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.
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