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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2307        FILED ON: 11/6/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2196



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Richard T. Moore


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 Oxford to gran t an additional license for the sale of alcohol.






Richard T. Moore

Worcester and Norfolk

Geraldo Alicea

6th Worcester

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Paul Kujawski

8th Worcester

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Nine



An Act Authorizing the Town of Oxford to Grant an Additional License for the Sale of Alcohol.


              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 17 of chapter 138 of the General laws, the licensing authority of the Town of Oxford may grant one additional license for the sale of wine and malt alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises under section 15 of said chapt er 138 to Ashley M. Plasse, 126 Main Street, Oxford, Massachusetts.  Said license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except section 17.

Notwithstanding any General or special law or any rule or regulation to the contrary, the local alcohol licensi ng authority shall not approve the transfer of said license to any other location.  Said license may be re-issued by the local alcohol licensing authority at the same location if an applicant for said license files with said authority a letter in writing f rom the department of Revenue indicating that said license is in good standing with said department and that any and all applicable taxes have been paid.

If the license granted under this section is cancelled, revoke or no longer in use, such license shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the local alcohol licensing authority.  Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, or any other general or special law to the cont rary, the local alcohol licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions specified in the preceding paragraph.

SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon passage. 

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