HOUSE . . . . . . . No. 3616
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The committee on Consumer Protection and Profession Licensure to whom were referred the joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3530) of David Paul Linsky, Karen E. Spilka and Richard J. Ross (by vote of the town) that the town of Natick be authorized to grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (House, No. 3616) ought to pass [Local Approval Received].
For the committee,
JOHN W. SCIBAK.
HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 3616
In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen
An Act authorizing the town of Natick to grant an on-premises alcohol license to the Center for Arts in Natick.
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, or any other general law or special law to the contrary, the local licensing authority of the town of Natick may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of chapter 138 of the General Laws to The Center For Arts located at 14 Summer Street in the town of Natick, upon approval of and under conditions set by the local licensing authority of the said town. A license granted under this section shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except section 17.
Section 2.Once issued, the local licensing authority of said town shall not approve the transfer of the license issued under this act to any other location, but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the premises of 14 Summer Street in the town of Natick; provided, however, no license shall be re-issued for use in the same location unless the applicant therefore files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue indicating that the license is in good standing with the department and that all applicable taxes have been paid.
Section 3. If the license granted under this act 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 said local licensing authority which may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this section.
Section 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.