Sec. 28.06. POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE NOT COVERED BY INVOICE.


(a) No holder of a mixed beverage permit, nor any officer, agent, or employee of a holder, may possess or permit to be possessed on the premises for which the permit is issued any alcoholic beverage which is not covered by an invoice from the supplier from whom the alcoholic beverage was purchased.

(b) A person who violates Subsection (a) of this section commits a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by confinement in the county jail for no more than 30 days or by both.

(c) No holder of a mixed beverage permit, nor any officer, agent, or employee of a holder, may knowingly possess or permit to be possessed on the licensed premises any alcoholic beverage which is not covered by an invoice from the supplier from whom the alcoholic beverage was purchased.

(d) A person who violates Subsection (c) of this section commits a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 and by confinement in the county jail for not less than 30 days nor more than two years. The commission or administrator shall cancel the permit of any permittee found by the commission or administrator, after notice and hearing, to have violated or to have been convicted of violating Subsection (c) of this section.

(e) The commission by rule may allow the holder of a mixed beverage permit or an officer, agent, or employee of the permit holder to possess and use alcoholic beverages that are not covered by an invoice on the permitted premises for cooking purposes.