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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2119        FILED ON: 5/13/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2049

[LOCAL APPROVAL RECEIVED.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James B. Eldridge

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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 passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act AUTHORIZING THE DEVENS ENTERPRISE COMMISSION TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Jennifer Benson

37th Middlesex

Robert S. Hargraves

1st Middlesex


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act AUTHORIZING THE DEVENS ENTERPRISE COMMISSION TO GRANT A LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC 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. Notwithstanding clause (h) of paragraph (5) of section 11 of chapter 498 of the acts of 1993, chapter 75 of the acts of 2003 or any other general or special law to the contrary ,  the Devens Enterprise Commission may grant a license for the sale of all alc oholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to a hotel within the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. A license granted under this section shall not decrease the number of such licenses authorized to be granted by the towns of Ayer, Harvard and Shirley.

If t he license granted under this act is cancelled, revoked o r no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto to the licensing authority, and the licensing authority may then gran t the license to a new applicant under the same conditions as specified in this act if the applicant files with the authority a letter from the department of revenue indicating that the license is in good standing and that all applicable taxes have been pa id.

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

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