ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE - Title 3 - SUBTITLE A. PERMITS

Link to law: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/AL/htm/AL.38.HTM
Published: 2015-07-01

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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE

TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS

SUBTITLE A. PERMITS

CHAPTER 38. INDUSTRIAL PERMIT



Sec. 38.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. The holder of an industrial permit may import, transport, and use alcohol or denatured alcohol for the manufacture and sale of any of the following products:

(1) denatured alcohol;

(2) patent, proprietary, medicinal, pharmaceutical, antiseptic, and toilet preparations;

(3) flavoring extracts, syrups, condiments, and food products; and

(4) scientific, chemical, mechanical, and industrial products, or products used for scientific, chemical, mechanical, industrial, or medicinal purposes.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.



Sec. 38.02. EXEMPTIONS. The following persons or entities are exempt from the requirement of obtaining an industrial permit:

(1) a pharmacist for the filling of prescriptions issued by a physician in the legitimate practice of medicine;

(2) a state institution;

(3) a bona fide or chartered school, college, or university when using alcohol for a scientific or laboratory use; and

(4) a hospital, sanatorium, or other bona fide institution for the treatment of the sick.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.



Sec. 38.03. PROHIBITED ACTS. (a) No person may purchase, transport, or use alcohol for any purpose enumerated in this chapter without an industrial permit, unless the person is exempt under Section 38.02 of this code from the requirement of obtaining a permit.

(b) No person may sell, possess, or divert any of the products enumerated in Subdivisions (1) through (4) of Section 38.01 of this code for beverage purposes or under circumstances from which he might reasonably deduce that the intention of the purchaser is to use those products for beverage purposes.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.



Sec. 38.04. FEE. The annual state fee for an industrial permit is $60.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1348, ch. 278, Sec. 29, eff. Sept. 1, 1983.



Sec. 38.05. OTHER CODE PROVISIONS INAPPLICABLE. No provisions of this code other than this chapter apply to alcohol intended for industrial, medicinal, mechanical, or scientific purposes.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.



Sec. 38.06. ACTIVITIES TAX FREE. The taxes imposed by this code do not apply to activities authorized in Section 38.01 of this code.

Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 449, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.