(a) In this section, “importer” means a person who imports malt beverages into the state in quantities in excess
of 288 fluid ounces in any one day.
(b) The holder of a general distributor's license may import malt beverages into this
state only from the holder of a nonresident brewer's license and may transport those
beverages into this state only:
(1) in a motor vehicle that is:
(A) owned or leased in good faith by the license holder; and
(B) printed or painted with the designation required by the commission; or
(2) by a railway carrier or by a motor carrier registered under Chapter 643, Transportation
Code, or with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
(c) The holder of a general distributor's license transporting malt beverages under
Subsection (b)(1) shall provide to the commission:
(1) a full description of each motor vehicle used by the license holder for transporting
malt beverages; and
(2) any other information the commission requires.
(d) A carrier transporting malt beverages as authorized by Subsection (b)(2) must
hold a carrier permit issued under Chapter 41 and the provisions of Chapter 41 relating
to the transportation of liquor apply to the transportation of the malt beverages. A carrier may not transport malt beverages into the state unless it is consigned
to an importer.
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