Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of chapter one hundred and thirty-eight of the General Laws, the local licensing authority of the town of Bolton, as defined in section one of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight, is hereby authorized to issue to Rich House, Inc., a corporation duly established by law in the commonwealth and located in said town, a restaurant license to sell, during the year nineteen hundred and eighty-six, all alcoholic beverages, to be consumed on its premises, as provided in section twelve of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight and subject to all other provisions of said chapter.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the vote of the town of Bolton cast at any previous biennial state election on the questions to have been placed on the ballot for the town for such election under the authority of section eleven of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight, or the additional subdivisions thereof provided by chapter seven hundred and six of the acts of nineteen hundred and sixty-seven and chapter eight hundred and fifty of the acts of nineteen hundred and sixty-nine, the state secretary shall cause the following question to be placed on the ballot for the town of Bolton at the state election to be held on November fourth, nineteen hundred and eighty-six, and each subsequent biennial state election:
(G) Shall a restaurant license be granted in the town of Bolton to Rich House, Inc., for the sale of all alcoholic beverages, to be consumed on the premises
If a majority of the votes cast in said town in answer to the above subdivision (G) is in the affirmative, said town shall, irrespective of the results of votes taken in answer to any other subdivision, be taken to authorize for each of the two calendar years next succeeding, the issuance of said restaurant license as defined and limited in section twelve of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight, for the sale in said town of all alcoholic beverages to be consumed on the premises of Rich House, Inc. subject to all provisions of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight except as herein otherwise provided. The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of said license to any other person, organization, or corporation; and provided, further, that the granting of this license shall reduce by one any increase in licenses granted due to census reapportionment under section seventeen.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.