By: Bailey H.B. No. 2438 73R1423 DWS-F A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to municipal regulation of possession or consumption of 1-3 alcoholic beverages on or near certain public property. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Subchapter C, Chapter 109, Alcoholic Beverage 1-6 Code, is amended by adding Section 109.34 to read as follows: 1-7 Sec. 109.34. MUNICIPAL REGULATION OF POSSESSION OR 1-8 CONSUMPTION. A municipality by ordinance may prohibit or otherwise 1-9 regulate the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages: 1-10 (1) on property that the municipality owns, leases, or 1-11 operates; 1-12 (2) on a public street; or 1-13 (3) in a public place within 12 feet of a public 1-14 street. 1-15 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 1993. 1-16 SECTION 3. The importance of this legislation and the 1-17 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-18 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-19 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-20 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended.