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HB 1436 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the offense of possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 148 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2262 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to opening containers or possessing open containers of certain alcoholic beverages on the premises of a package store. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2296 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to regulation by a municipality of the possession of an open container or the public consumption of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2339 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1320 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 893 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 400 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain public entertainment facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2607 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to authorizing individuals to leave certain permitted premises with alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 2341 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to authorizing individuals to leave certain permitted premises and other areas with alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1516 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to possession of an open container of alcoholic beverages in certain areas near a navigable stream. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 383 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to citation and arrest for a Class C misdemeanor. House: Law Enforcement Meeting cancelled
HB 81 78-4 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the possession of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 5 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the deterrence of conduct involving the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 89 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 91 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and to the civil and criminal consequences of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 688 77-0 (2001) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the sale, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages near a private or parochial school. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2036 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to consumption on the premises of certain establishments licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
SB 89 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of possessing an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and to the civil and criminal consequences of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 91 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 764 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the deterrence of conduct involving the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 487 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle or operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged in committee
SB 128 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle or operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 31 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 312 74-0 (1995) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 571 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages by a local government. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 589 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages by a home-rule municipality. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Coauthor Authorized
SB 98 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to the consumption of an alcoholic beverage or the possession of an alcoholic beverage in a public area. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 157 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages by a local government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 102 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 260 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al. Relating to municipal regulation of the public consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 566 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages by a home-rule municipality. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 624 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the regulation of possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 960 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda Relating to municipal regulation of the public consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages in a municipal park. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 10 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 51 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to possession of alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1284 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the municipal regulation of the public consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2447 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Liquor Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 466 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to municipal regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1411 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 50 72-1 (1991) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 718 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill | et. al. Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Liquor Regulation Pending in committee
SB 295 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 1391 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to punishment for certain offenses if the defendant possessed an open container of an alcoholic beverage at the time of committing the offense. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
SB 521 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while consuming an alcoholic beverage. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 131 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 216 69-0 (1985) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 217 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 344 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 835 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to enhancing punishment for the offense of driving while intoxicated if the defendant possessed an open container of an alcoholic beverage at the time of committing the offense and to the term "intoxicated" as that term is used in defining the offense of driving while intoxicated and in the law governing the taking of specimens of body substances. House: Liquor Regulation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1062 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while consuming an alcoholic beverage. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
SB 135 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while possessing or consuming an alcoholic beverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 5 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to creation of the offense of possessing an open container of alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 48 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 97 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 273 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Liquor Regulation Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 709 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. House: Liquor Regulation Coauthor authorized
HB 891 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to opening a container or possessing an open container of liquor or beer on the premises of a holder of a wine and beer retailer's off-premise permit or a retail dealer's off-premise license in certain counties. House: Liquor Regulation Coauthor authorized
HB 1847 68-0 (1983) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to possessing an open container of liquor or beer on the premises of a holder of a wine and beer retailer's off-premise permit or a retail dealer's off-premise license in certain counties; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Coauthor authorized
SB 2 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1677 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to the transportation of an alcoholic beverage in a vehicle; providing a penalty. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
SB 853 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to traveling in a motor vehicle with an alcoholic beverage in an open container.

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