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.
§61.43. Licenses — Discretionary Grounds For Refusal
(a) The county judge may refuse to approve an application for a license as a distributor or retailer if the county judge has reasonable grounds to believe and finds that:
(1) the applicant has been finally convicted in a court of competent jurisdiction for the violation of a provision of this code during the two years immediately preceding the filing of an application;
(2) five years has not elapsed since the termination, by pardon or otherwise, of a sentence imposed for conviction of a felony;
Note(s) Regarding This Legislation:
In 2003, House Bill 2005 changed "two years" to "five years" in Sec.61.43(a)(2).