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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 95123        FILED ON: 12/22/2010

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 5123


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


December 23, 2010.

         The committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure to whom was referred the joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 5113) of Jennifer M. Callahan and Richard T. Moore (by vote of the town) that the town of Bellingham be authorized to issue an additional license for the sale of alcoholic beverages to Paul Winshman, doing business as a restaurant operator in said town, reports recommending that the accompanying bill (House, No. 5123) ought to pass.


                                                                                    For the commit tee,

                                                                        THEODORE C. SPELIOTIS

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand and Ten



An Act authorizing the town of Bellingham to grant an additional restaurant all alcohol license.


              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 Bellingham may grant one a dditional Restaurant All Alcohol License for Paul Winshman, 191 Mechanic Street, Unit #9, Bellingham, 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 regu lation to the contrary, the local alcohol licensing 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 any applicant for said licens e files with said authority a letter in writing from the Department of Revenue indication 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 cancele d, revoked 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 the Chapter 138 of the General Laws, or any other General or Special law to the contrary, the local alcohol licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same condition specified in the preceding paragraph.


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

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