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New Texas Laws 2019

Texans get ready for beer to go and booze delivery

Two new laws will free up alcohol access in Texas starting Sept. 1. Certain breweries will now be allowed to sell their suds to go, and more restaurants will be able to deliver beer and wine to customers.

"Red" Godwin pours a beer behind the bar at Zilker Brewery in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, Junes 26, 2019. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the "Beer To Go Bill" which would allow consumers to bring home beer they buy at breweries. The bill, which will go into effect in September, means every state now allows breweries to sell beer to go. Sergio Flores/Texas Tribune

New Texas Laws 2019

Hundreds of new state laws take effect Sept. 1 or sooner. In this series, we take a look at a few that will impact the lives of Texans.

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Beer sits in a cooler behind the bar at Hops and Grain Brewery in Austin on June 26, 2019.

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