Possession of Alcohol by a Minor (Minor in Possession or MIP) - Section 106.05 Alcoholic Beverage Code
Section 106.05. Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
(a) Except as provided in Subsection (b) of this section, a minor commits an offense if he possesses an alcoholic beverage.
(b) A minor may possess an alcoholic beverage:
(1) while in the course and scope of the minor's employment if the minor is an employee of a licensee or permittee and the employment is not prohibited by this code;
(2) if the minor is in the visible presence of his adult parent, guardian, or spouse, or other adult to whom the minor has been committed by a court; or
(3) if the minor is under the immediate supervision of a commissioned peace officer engaged in enforcing the provisions of this code.
(c) An offense under this section is punishable as provided by Section 106.071.
[This is commonly referred to as the Texas Minor in Possession statute or MIP law.]