Issues

Forced Deposits

WBDT Issues Forced Deposits – Revised May 2000 Posted on: Monday, June 19, 2000 at 15:12:11 (CDT) Forced Deposits Issue: Should the legislature pass legislation to require consumers to pay a forced 5¢ or 10¢ container deposit on beverage containers? Background: Beverage container deposits were instituted in several states in...

Three Tier System

WBDT Issues Three Tier System Posted on: Friday, February 25, 2000 at 15:20:02 (CST) In 1992, the Texas Sunset Commission staff prepared a background evaluation for the members of the Sunset Commission who were reviewing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. That Staff Evaluation contained the following background report on the...