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(a) No person may sell, offer for sale, or deliver beer at any time not permitted by this section.

(b) A person may sell, offer for sale, or deliver beer between 7 AM and midnight on any day except Sunday. On Sunday he may sell beer between midnight and 1:00 AM and between noon and midnight, except that permittees or licensees authorized to sell for on-premise consumption may sell beer between 10:00 AM and noon if the beer is served to a customer during the service of food to the customer.

(c) In a city or county having a population of 800,000 or more, according to the last preceding federal census, or 500,000 or more, according to the 22nd Decennial Census of the United States, as released by the Bureau of the Census on March 12, 2001, a holder of a retail dealer's on-premise late hours license may also sell, offer for sale, and deliver beer between midnight and 2 AM on any day.

(d) In a city or county other than a city or county described by Subsection (c), the extended hours prescribed in Subsection (c) of this section, or any part of the extended hours prescribed in Subsection (c) of this section are effective for the sale, offer to sell, and delivery of beer by a holder of a retail dealer's on-premise late hours license:
(1) in the unincorporated areas of the county if the extended hours are adopted by an order of the commissioners court; and
(2) in an incorporated city or town if the extended hours are adopted by an ordinance of the governing body of the city or town.

(e) A violation of a city ordinance or order of a commissioners court adopted pursuant to Subsection (d) of this section is a violation of this code.
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (b) of this section, a person commits an offense if he purchases an alcoholic beverage for or gives or with criminal negligence makes available an alcoholic beverage to a minor. (b) A person may purchase an alcoholic beverage for or give an alcoholic beverage to a minor if the person is: (1) the minor's adult parent, guardian, or spouse, or an adult in whose custody the minor has been committed by a court, and is visibly present when the minor possesses or consumes the alcoholic beverage; or (2) a person lawfully providing an alcoholic beverage to a minor under Section 106.16. (c) An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor. (d) A judge, acting under Chapter 42A, Code of Criminal Procedure, who places a defendant charged with an offense under this section on community supervision under that chapter shall, if the defendant committed the offense at a gathering where participants were involved in the abuse of alcohol, including binge drinking or forcing or coercing individuals to consume alcohol, in addition to any other condition imposed by the judge: (1) require the defendant to: (A) perform community service for not less than 20 or more than 40 hours; and (B) attend an alcohol awareness program approved under Section 106.115; and (2) order the Department of Public Safety to suspend the driver's license or permit of the defendant or, if the defendant does not have a driver's license or permit, to deny the issuance of a driver's license or permit to the defendant for 180 days.
(e) Community service ordered under Subsection (d) is in addition to any community service ordered by the judge under Article 42A.304, Code of Criminal Procedure, and must be related to education about or prevention of misuse of alcohol if programs or services providing that education are available in the community in which the court is located. If programs or services providing that education are not available, the court may order community service that the court considers appropriate for rehabilitative purposes.