Felony Restrictions by Code
Below is a listing of the Texas Codes that contain statutory restrictions on convicted felons. Click on a code to view the restrictions we have been able to identify within that code. We do not warrant this to be a complete listing of all restrictions for felons.
§11.46. Licenses And Permits — General Grounds For Refusal
(a) The commission or administrator may refuse to issue an original or renewal permit with or without a hearing if it has reasonable grounds to believe and finds that any of the following circumstances exists:
(1) the applicant has been convicted in a court of competent jurisdiction of the violation of any provision of this code during the two years immediately preceding the filing of his application;
(2) five years have not elapsed since the termination, by pardon or otherwise, of a sentence imposed on the applicant for the conviction of a felony;
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
In 2003, House Bill 2005 changed "three years" to "five years" in Sec.11.46(a)(2)
Note professions affected:
Alcoholic Beverage Code Sec. 11.01. PERMIT REQUIRED. (a) No person who has not first obtained a permit of the type required for the privilege exercised may, in a wet area, do any of the following:
(1) manufacture, distill, brew, sell, possess for the purpose of sale, import into this state, export from this state, transport, distribute, warehouse, or store liquor;
(2) solicit or take orders for liquor; or (3) for the purpose of sale, bottle, rectify, blend, treat, fortify, mix, or process liquor.