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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 4580        FILED ON: 8/26/2009

HOUSE  .   .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 4257

[LOCAL APPROVAL RECEIVED.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas P. Conroy

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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 TOWN OF LICOLN TO PLACE A CERTAIN QUESTION RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF WINE AND MALT BEVERAGES ON THE TOWN S ELECTION BALLOT.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF LICOLN TO PLACE A CERTAIN QUESTION RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF WINE AND MALT BEVERAGES ON THE TOWN S ELECTION BALLOT.


 

              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 any limitations imposed by Section 15 of chapter 138 of the General Laws as to the time and manner of voting on the question, or Section 17 of said chapter 138 relative to the number of such licenses authorized to be held, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Lincoln shall cause to be placed on the official ballot at a regular or special town election the following question:-

“Shall the board of selectmen be authorized to grant a license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises?”

If a majority of the votes cast in answer to that question is in the affirmative, the town shall be taken to authorize the sale in said town of a license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises.  The license shall be subject to all other provisions of said chapter 138.

SECTION 2.   The board of selectmen may direct the town counsel to draft a summary of the question, which shall be placed on the ballot with the question.

SECTION 3 .   This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

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