SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of G. L. c. 90, § 1B, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the Town of Oak Bluffs (the “Town”) is hereby authorized to amend Chapter XV(F) of its Recodified General By-laws (April 9, 2002), as amended through September of 2017, as set out in Section Two of this Act, to prohibit the commercial lease or rental of mopeds and motor scooters to the public.
SECTION 2. The question shall be submitted for acceptance to the voters of the Town at its next special or annual town meeting in the form of the following warrant article: “To see if the Town will vote to delete the existing text of Chapter XV(F) of its Recodified General By-laws (April 9, 2002), as amended through September of 2017, in its entirety, and replace it with the following language: ‘The rental or leasing of mopeds and motor scooters to the public is prohibited within the Town, and no license shall be issued for an entity to engage in the business of renting or leasing mopeds or motor scooters to the public.’”
SECTION 3. If a majority of the voters at the special or annual town meeting in which the article provided for in Section Two vote in the affirmative, then then this Act shall take effect, but not otherwise.
SECTION 4. Duly issued licenses in effect at the time this Act becomes effective shall remain valid for the duration of the then existing license, but shall otherwise confer no benefit or right on the holder to operate past the effective date of the existing license.
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