ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE - Title 3 - SUBTITLE A. PERMITS

Link to law: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/AL/htm/AL.48.HTM
Published: 2015-07-01

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ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CODE

TITLE 3. LICENSES AND PERMITS

SUBTITLE A. PERMITS

CHAPTER 48. PASSENGER TRAIN BEVERAGE PERMIT



Sec. 48.01. AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. The holder of a passenger train beverage permit has the same rights with respect to the sale of alcoholic beverages on a passenger train to which this chapter applies as the holder of an airline beverage permit has with respect to the sale of alcoholic beverages on a commercial passenger airplane under Section 34.01 of this code.

Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 540, Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 1985.



Sec. 48.02. FEE. The annual fee for a passenger train beverage permit is $500.

Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 540, Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 1985.



Sec. 48.03. ELIGIBILITY FOR PERMIT. The commission or administrator may issue a passenger train beverage permit to any corporation organized under the Business Organizations Code or former Title 112, Revised Statutes, or under the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, as amended (45 U.S.C.A. Section 501 et seq.), operating a commercial passenger train service in or through the state. Application and payment of the fee shall be made directly to the commission.

Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 540, Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 1985. Amended by Acts 1986, 69th Leg., 3rd C.S., ch. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 24, 1986; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1104, Sec. 3, eff. June 16, 1989; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 30.171, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

Amended by:

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 91 (S.B. 1303), Sec. 3.001, eff. September 1, 2011.



This section was amended by the 84th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 1905, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting this section.

Sec. 48.04. TAXES. (a) The taxes imposed by this code shall be paid on all alcoholic beverages on a commercial passenger train departing from a depot in this state in accordance with the rules prescribed by the commission.

(b) The preparation and service of alcoholic beverages by the holder of a passenger train beverage permit is exempt from the tax imposed by the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act (Section 151.001 et seq., Tax Code). A passenger train service fee of five cents is imposed on each individual serving of an alcoholic beverage served by the permittee inside the state. The fee accrues at the time the container containing an alcoholic beverage is delivered to the passenger. The permittee shall remit the fees to the commission each month under a reporting system prescribed by the commission.

(c) Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 431, Sec. 1(2), eff. June 14, 2013.

(d) Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 431, Sec. 1(2), eff. June 14, 2013.

(e) Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 431, Sec. 1(2), eff. June 14, 2013.

Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 540, Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 1985.

Amended by:

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 4 (S.B. 1), Sec. 10.02, eff. September 28, 2011.

Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 431 (S.B. 559), Sec. 1(2), eff. June 14, 2013.



Sec. 48.05. INAPPLICABLE PROVISION. Section 109.53 of this code does not apply to a passenger train beverage permit.

Added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 540, Sec. 2, eff. June 12, 1985.