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House Committee on Liquor Regulation - 69th R.S. (1985)

Committee: House Liquor Regulation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 70th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Alcohol laws and regulations | Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas | Alcoholic beverages | Military bases | Open container laws | Sunset review process | Wine and wine industry |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 l669
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [20 pages  File size: 660 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor all activities and have budget and oversight responsibilities for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
2. Study the effects of the implementation of the "across the board" sunset provisions of HB 2084, 69th Legislature, Regular Session, to determine whether the Alcoholic Beverage Commission has implemented these provisions and if any are causing unforeseen difficulties or problem areas.
3. Study the continuing growth of the Texas wine and grape industry in comparison with the industry in California and other states.
4. Do a comparative study of survey of "happy hour" regulations including those of other states and to determine whether they are best regulated through statute or by rule-making authority.
5. Review and study statistics and enforcement histories of locally adopted "open container" ordinances.
6. Study the effects of the United States Department of Defense purchasing alcoholic beverages outside the state's regulated channels.

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