Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code - Section 5.50. Establishment Of Certain Fees
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§ 5.50. ESTABLISHMENT OF CERTAIN FEES. (a) The
commission by rule may establish reasonable fees for tasks and
services performed by the commission in carrying out the provisions
of this code, including fees incidental to the issuance of licenses
and permits under Title 3 of this code.
(b) The commission may not increase or decrease a fee set by
this code, but if a statute is enacted creating a certificate,
permit, or license and there is no fee established, the commission
by rule may set a fee. The commission by rule shall assess and
collect annual surcharges from all holders of a certificate,
permit, or license issued by the commission in addition to any fee
set by this code. In assessing a surcharge, the commission may not
overly penalize any segment of the alcoholic beverage industry or
impose an undue hardship on small businesses.
(c) Insofar as they relate to the levying and collection of
a local fee, Sections 11.38 and 61.36 of this code do not apply to
fees set by rule of the commission.
(d) Revenues and surcharges from fees collected by the
commission under this section shall be deposited in the general
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 495, § 1, eff. Aug. 31, 1987.
Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 934, § 11, eff. Sept. 1,
1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 1001, § 4, eff. Aug. 28, 1995;
Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 314, § 1, eff. June 18, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007