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RULE §33.10Citizenship and Status

(a) An individual who applies for a license or permit shall, at the time of filing the application, be a United States citizen or legally authorized to work in the United States. The commission will not issue a license or permit to a person that will cause the person to be in violation of the person's immigration status and/or result in the individual being illegally in the United States.

(b) No license or permit shall be issued to a corporation, partnership, firm, association, or other legal entity, other than an individual, unless the entity is formed by filing a certificate of formation or registered to transact business in this state. This requirement does not apply to:

  (1) An entity holding a brewer's license, and other licenses and permits as are necessary to the operation of the brewer's license;

  (2) A holder of a carrier's permit; or

  (3) A foreign corporation that was engaged in the legal alcoholic beverages business in this State under charter or permit prior to August 24, 1935.

Source Note: The provisions of this §33.10 adopted to be effective May 20, 2008, 33 TexReg 3936; amended to be effective December 31, 2020, 45 TexReg 8770; amended to be effective September 1, 2021, 46 TexReg 5178

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