SECTION 1. Chapter 159B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 15A the following section:-
Section 15B. Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, any agricultural carrier by motor vehicle or common or contract carrier by motor vehicle, or any individual, partnership, or corporation regularly and lawfully conducting a parcel delivery service or a general express or trucking business, or a business regularly and lawfully engaged in the business of leasing trucks for hire, with or without drivers, may, if authorized by a fleet permit issued by the department, transport or deliver the products sold at retail by licensees under sections 19B, 19C, or 19F of chapter 138 to the ultimate consumers of such products. There shall be an annual fee for such fleet permit of $3,500. Such fleet permit shall cover any and all vehicles owned or hired, and operated, by such permittee. Persons operating a vehicle when engaged in such transportation or delivery shall be required to carry such permit or a photostatic copy thereof. Parcels transported or delivered under this paragraph shall be clearly labeled with words that indicate that the package contains alcohol and that the signature of a person, age 21 years or older, is required for delivery. Receipts for delivery of such parcels shall contain a check box next to the recipient’s signature where he shall certify that he is not under 21 years of age and a check box where the delivery person shall certify that valid identification showing that the recipient is not under 21 years of age was presented by the recipient upon delivery. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a delivery company may use an electronic device to receive the signature of a person accepting delivery of a parcel under this section and to certify that the person has displayed a valid identification as so required. No such delivery shall exceed 108 liters.
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