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  H.B. No. 1953
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the payment for liquor by a retailer.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 102.32, Alcoholic Beverage Code, is
  amended by adding Subsection (b-1) to read as follows:
         (b-1)  A wholesale dealer who accepts a check or draft as
  payment from a retailer for the purchase of liquor must deposit the
  check or draft in the bank for payment or present the check or draft
  for payment within five business days after it is received.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1953 was passed by the House on April
  25, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 134, Nays 2, 2 present, not
  voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 1953 was passed by the Senate on May
  20, 2013, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________
                     Date          
   
            _____________________
                   Governor