ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE


TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS


SUBTITLE A. PERMITS


CHAPTER 35. AGENT'S PERMIT


Sec. 35.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. The holder of an agent's permit may:

(1) represent permittees other than retailers within this state who are authorized to sell liquor to retail dealers in the state; and

(2) solicit and take orders for the sale of liquor from authorized permittees.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.02. FEE. The annual state fee for an agent's permit is $10.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1348, ch. 278, Sec. 26, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.

Sec. 35.03. EVIDENCE OF AGENCY OR EMPLOYMENT REQUIRED. An agent's permit may not be issued to a person until he shows to the satisfaction of the commission that he has been employed by or authorized to act as the agent of the holder of a permit as described by Section 35.01 of this code.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.04. CERTAIN EMPLOYEES EXEMPT. An agent's permit is not required for an employee of a permit holder who sells liquor but remains on the licensed premises when making the sale.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.05. SAMPLES. The holder of an agent's permit may not transport or carry liquor as samples, but may carry or display empty sample containers.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.06. INELIGIBILITY FOR MANUFACTURER'S AGENT'S PERMIT. A person holding an agent's permit may not be issued a manufacturer's agent's permit.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 443, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.07. UNAUTHORIZED REPRESENTATION. A holder of an agent's permit in soliciting or taking orders for the sale of liquor may not represent himself to be an agent of any person other than the person designated in his permit application.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 444, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.

Sec. 35.08. GRACE PERIOD. A person may engage in the activities specified in Section 35.01 for an initial grace period of five days during which the person shall procure an agent's permit from the commission.

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1190 (S.B. 1090), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2013.