Texas Government Code - GOV'T § 443.013. Vending Facilities
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(a) The board may approve one or more vending facilities in the Capitol and determine the location of facilities, including vending machines. A vending facility may not be operated in the Capitol without the approval of the board.
(b) The board may charge a vendor a reasonable fee or a percentage of gross or net sales for the right to operate in the Capitol and may charge a royalty on items sold. Revenue received under this section shall be deposited in the Capitol fund. Revenue received from a food service vendor under this section shall be deposited to the credit of a separate account in the fund. Money in the account may be spent only for the purchase and maintenance of equipment, furnishings, and space related to food service in the Capitol. To the extent the balance in the account exceeds $300,000, the excess may be transferred with board approval to another account and may be spent for any purpose within the board's jurisdiction.
(c) Chapter 94, Human Resources Code, does not apply to a vending facility approved or operated by the board under this section.
(d) The board may establish, manage, and operate gift and souvenir shops in the Capitol and in the General Land Office Building. The board may deposit money it receives under this subsection to the credit of a separate account in the Capitol fund. Money in the account may be spent only for the benefit of the buildings and the contents and grounds of the buildings, educational programs related to the General Land Office Building and the historical portion of the Capitol, and the operation of the gift and souvenir shops and a Capitol Complex visitors center in the General Land Office Building.
(e) The sale of alcoholic beverages in the Capitol and the General Land Office Building and on their grounds is prohibited.
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