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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3929        FILED ON: 7/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3675

By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3675) of [PETITIONERS LIST] (by vote of the town) that the town of Westwood be authorized to grant special licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages.  Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.  [Local Approval Received.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act authorizing the town of Westwood to grant special licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages and wines and malt beverages.
 

              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 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the town of Westwood may grant: (i) special licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages or wines and malt beverages only, or either of them, to the responsible manager of any indoor or outdoor activity or enterprise; and (ii) special licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages or wines and malt beverages only, or any of them, to the responsible manager of any nonprofit organization conducting any indoor or outdoor activity or enterprise under section 14 of said chapter 138. The licenses shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 11; provided, however, that such beverages shall be served only to persons over 21 years of age. The fees for licenses granted under this act shall be fixed from time to time by the licensing authority of the town of Westwood and need not be uniform.

              A license under this act shall not be granted to any person while his application for a license under section 12 of said chapter 138 is pending before the licensing authority.

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

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