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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3928         FILED ON: 10/29/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3742

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jason Lewis

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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 authorizing the town of Stoneham to grant five additional special liquor licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jason Lewis

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3928        FILED ON: 10/29/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3742

By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3742) of Jason M. Lewis (by vote of the town) that the town of Stoneham be authorized to grant five additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises.  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 authorizing the town of Stoneham to grant five additional special liquor licenses for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises.
 

              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. (a) Notwithstanding Section 17 of Chapter 138 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the Town of Stoneham may grant up to five (5) additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under Section 12 of said Chapter 138, provided, however that such licenses shall be issued to establishments that hold a common victuallers license under Section 2 of Chapter 140 of the General Laws.

              (b) A license granted under this section shall not be transferable to any other person, corporation or organization for a period of three (3) years from the date of the original issuance. A transfer in violation of subsection (a) or (b) shall render said license null and void.

              (c) if a license granted under this section is revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all the legal rights and privileges pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority which may then grant the license to a new applicant only under the same conditions as specified in this act; provided, that the new applicant files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue and a letter from the division of unemployment assistance indicating that the license is in good standing with those entities and all applicable taxes, fees and contributions have been paid.

              Section 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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