New Year, new laws

By Natalie Gentry
The New Year brought with it an assortment of new laws across Texas – 47 took effect on Jan 1.
These laws are among the 600 passed during the legislative session last year.
The Senate and the House of Representatives passed laws that addressed issues as varied as service dogs, concealed carry licenses, tanning ages, and mixed drinks.

Pour another round
House Bill (HB) 3572 cut the overall taxes establishments had to pay to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission from 14 percent to 6.7 percent.


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