Section 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the local licensing authorities (LLA) in any city or town which votes to authorize the granting of licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, and such authorities in any city or town which votes to authorize the granting of licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages only, may grant approval for a change in the description of a licensed premises as the LLA may deem reasonable and proper, and issue an amended license to existing license holders, for the purpose of outdoor alcohol service. Upon approval of an amended license, the LLA shall forward notification of the amended license to The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC). The ABCC may, within ten days of the passage of this act, promulgate regulations consistent with this act and issue updated guidance to local licensing authorities.
Section 2. Amended licenses issued by local licensing authorities as a result of this act shall automatically revert to their status prior to the approval of the change in the description of a licensed premises, on November 1st, 2020
Section 3. This act shall expire November 1st, 2020.
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