Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code § 108.82 Alcoholic Beverage Consumption In Public Entertainment Facilities

Sec. 108.82. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION IN PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES. (a) This section applies only to a public entertainment facility:

(1) that is a stadium, arena, or other permanent structure that is used for sporting events;

(2) relating to which an agreement approved by the administrator under Section 108.79 is in force; and

(3) for which all alcoholic beverage permits and licenses are held by a single holder.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 28.10, the concessionaire for a public entertainment facility described by Subsection (a) may allow a patron who possesses an alcoholic beverage to enter or leave a licensed or permitted premises within the facility if the alcoholic beverage:

(1) is in an open container, as defined by Section 49.031, Penal Code;

(2) appears to be possessed for present consumption;

(3) remains within the confines of the facility, excluding a parking lot; and

(4) was purchased legally at a licensed or permitted premises within the facility.

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 54 (H.B. 893), Sec. 1, eff. May 18, 2013.

Amended by:

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 409 (H.B. 2339), Sec. 1, eff. June 10, 2015.

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