SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the local licensing authority of the town of Burlington may grant 5 licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises and 4 licenses for the sale of wine and malt to be drunk on the premises, pursuant to section 12 of chapter 138, to persons, corporations, organizations, and entities located on the property known as and comprising the Burlington Mall located at 71-85 Middlesex Turnpike in the town of Burlington Massachusetts. The licenses shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
(b) A license granted under this section shall only be exercised in the dining room of a common victualler and such other public rooms or areas as may be deemed reasonable and appropriate by the licensing authority as certified in writing.
(c) The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license granted pursuant to this section to any other location but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue and a letter from the department of unemployment assistance indicating that the license is in good standing with those departments and that all applicable taxes, fees and contributions have been paid.
(d) If a licensee terminates or fails to renew a license granted under this section or any such license is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority, and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this section.
(e) All licenses granted pursuant to this act shall be issued within 5 years after the effective date of this act; provided, however, that a license originally granted within that time period maybe granted to a new applicant pursuant to subsection (c) or (d) thereafter.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.