Sec. 102.15. MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR: PROHIBITED DEALINGS WITH RETAILER. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), no manufacturer or distributor directly or indirectly, or through a subsidiary, affiliate, agent, employee, officer, director, or firm member, may:
(1) furnish, give, or lend any money or other thing of value to a person engaged or about to be engaged in selling brewery products for on-premises or off-premises consumption, or give the person any money or thing of value for his use, benefit, or relief; or
(2) guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of a financial obligation of a person engaged in or about to be engaged in selling beer at retail.
(b) Subsection (a) does not prohibit a manufacturer or distributor from prearranging or preannouncing a promotional activity otherwise permitted by this code with a retailer about a promotional activity to be held on the retailer's premises. Notwithstanding any other provision, a manufacturer or distributor may:
(1) preannounce a promotion to a consumer; or
(2) preannounce the purchase of beer to a consumer.
Acts 1977, 65th Leg., p. 502, ch. 194, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1977.
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