HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 95122 FILED ON: 12/22/2010
HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 5122
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
December 23, 2010.
The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to whom was recommitted the petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5068) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others (by vote of the town) that the town of Reading be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (House, No. 5122) ought to pass.
For the committee,
THEODORE C. SPELIOTIS
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the Year Two Thousand and Ten
An Act authorizing the town of Reading to grant one additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premise in the downtown
smart growth district.
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, or any other genera l or special act to the contrary, the licensing authority of the Town of Reading may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises to Oaktree Development LLC., located at 30 Haven Street in the Town of Reading under Section 15 of said Chapter 138. The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other location but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the licensing author ity a letter from the Department of Revenue indicating that the license is in good standing with the Department and that all applicable taxes have been paid.
SECTION 2. If the license granted under this act is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto to the licensing authority, which may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this act.
SECTION 3. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said Section 17.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.