HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3866 FILED ON: 7/5/2011
HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 3648
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the Year Two Thousand Eleven
An act authorizing a ballot question in the town of Arlington relative to the granting of additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not 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. Notwithstanding section 11 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, chapter 28 of the acts of 2006, chapter 83 of the acts of 2010, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Arlington shall cause to be placed on the official ballot at the 2012 annual town election the following question:
“Shall the board of selectmen of the town be authorized to grant up to 2 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises?”
Yes _________________ No__________________
SECTION 2. If a majority of votes cast in answer to the question is in the affirmative, the town of Arlington shall be taken to have authorized the granting of up to 2 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.