How can a bar lose its liquor license? Turns out it’s pretty easy. Anything from your bartenders not having their bartending license to overserving a drunk customer can get you into some serious trouble.
In the past month, police have investigated a couple drunken driving fatalities, including the death of Alicia Ramirez, who police say was killed by an intoxicated driver in late September. A bar fight also led to the death of Zenon Cano Jr. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) explained the liability and risks that go with running a bar and serving alcohol.
Texas politicians love to portray the Lone Star State as a mecca for free-market capitalism and low regulation.
But those lawmakers might want to take a gander at their state’s byzantine alcohol policies.
After working closely with TRA, the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission (TABC) has passed new alcohol catering rules the eliminate the need for TABC pre-approval and expediting fees for most catering events.