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paul

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Texas state aquarium
« on: August 08, 2017, 08:46:23 PM »
how can the Texas State Aquarium in corpus Christi keep up a 51% sigh when thy only sell alcohol on rental nights ?

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Re: Texas state aquarium
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 01:25:23 PM »
paul,

While it may seem far-fetched that the aquarium receives 51% of its income from on-premises consumption of alcohol, whether a location meets the requirements to post a 51% sign is a determination made by the TABC. To make this determination, the TABC inspects an entity’s gross receipts upon issuance and renewal of an entity’s license to sell alcohol. Once the TABC determines that a business receives 51% or more of its income from on-premises alcohol consumption, that business is required to display a 51% sign until a future TABC determination that the business no longer meets the 51% requirement.

If the aquarium has a 51% sign posted, it is a result of this determination by the TABC and carrying your firearm past that sign is a felony under Texas Penal Code § 46.035.

That said, if you believe this sign is improper, your best course of action is to notify the TABC of the improper signage. They will review the aquarium’s receipts and determine whether the sign is appropriate. If the sign is inappropriate, the aquarium will be fined and required to take down the sign.

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Re: Texas state aquarium
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2017, 03:46:35 PM »
thank you I will call them

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« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2017, 04:18:46 PM »
contacted TABC thy said a vender rents the aquarium at night and list the whole place as there business so the state aquarium is 51% even though no one sells alcohol when there open to the public.