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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3710        FILED ON: 6/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3532

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the granting of special licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Lincoln.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3710        FILED ON: 6/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3532

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3532) of Thomas M. Stanley (by vote of the town) that the town of Lincoln be authorized to issue a special license for the sale of wines and malt beverages.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the granting of special licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Lincoln.

 

              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 any general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the town of Lincoln may grant special licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages pursuant to section 14 of chapter 138 of the General Laws. Licenses granted under this section shall be subject to said chapter 138, except sections 11 and 11A. Once any such license is issued by the licensing authority, the authority shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other person, organization, corporation or location.

              SECTION 2. Notwithstanding sections 11 and 11A of chapter 138 of the General Laws as to the time and manner of voting on the question of issuing the licenses set forth above, this act shall be submitted for its acceptance to the qualified voters of the Town of Lincoln at an annual or special town election following the effective date of this act in the form of the following question: “Shall an act passed by the General Court in the year 2013, entitled “An act relative to the granting of special licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages in the town of Lincoln” be accepted?”. Below the ballot question shall appear a fair and concise summary of the ballot question prepared by town counsel and approved by the board of selectmen. If a majority of the votes cast in answer to the question is in the affirmative, this act shall immediately take effect in the town of Lincoln, but not otherwise.

              SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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