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House Committee on Liquor Regulation - 65th R.S. (1977)

Committee Members
Bennie Bock II, Chair
Ben T. Reyes, Vice Chair
Henry E. Allee
John R. Bigham
Mike Millsap
Clay Smothers
Arthur 'Buddy' Temple
Ron Waters
John Wilson
Charges
• Oversight responsibility of agency expenditures and related transactions. This function shall encompass a review and monitoring of all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 65th Regular Session of the Legislature, to with:
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
• A study of the wine-grape industry in Texas, its potential economic impact on the state, and the possible conflicts that may arise under the present Texas statutes and regulations.
• A study of existing laws and regulations relating to liquor and the regulation of that industry in Texas. Make recommendations as to any substantive or formal changes that may be needed to clarify areas of current uncertainty in the law.
• A study of nonreturnable bottles and the status of legislation related thereto. The study should review the status of related legislation in other states, and make recommendations as to any necessary changes in Texas statutes.
• A study of the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and how they effect Texas' statutes and agency regulations.
• A study of the possible distribution needs and advisability of publishing a loose-leaf version of the Alcoholic Beverage Code.

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