HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 719        FILED ON: 6/2/2010

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4719



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Ten



An Act authorizing the town of Northborough to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages..


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding Section 17 of Chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Northborough may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises to The Mormax Corporation d/b/a BJ’s Wholesale Club located at Shops 9@20, 6102 Shops Way in the town of Northborough pursuant to Section 15 of said Chapter 138.

The local alcohol licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of said license to any other location. Said license may be granted by the local alcohol licensing authority at the same location if an applicant for said license files with said authority a letter in writing from the Department of Revenue indicating that said license is in good standing with said Department and that any and all applicable taxes have been paid.

If the license granted under this section is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, such license shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto to the local alcohol licensing authority.  Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the local alcohol licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this section.