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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 183: Darkened dance hall and places connected therewith; degree of light; regulations and statute posted; penalty

Section 183. No person shall darken in whole or in part the hall, room, piazza, roof garden or other place in which a public dance required to be licensed under section one hundred and eighty-one is held, or any stairway, anteroom or passageway connected therewith, during the progress of a dance therein or until all persons except the proprietor and his employees have withdrawn from the premises. The degree of light required in such places shall be fixed by regulations prescribed by the commissioner of public safety, copies of which and of this section shall be conspicuously posted in every such place. Violations of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than one thousand dollars.