Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section seventeen of chapter one hundred and thirty-eight of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Fairhaven is hereby authorized to issue to Vila Verde, Inc. d/b/a Vila Verde Restaurant at 362-364 Main Street in the town of Fairhaven, a license to sell all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under the provisions of section twelve of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight. Said license shall be subject to all of the provisions of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight except said section seventeen; provided, however, that the licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of said license to any other person, organization, corporation or location; and, provided further, that the granting of said license shall reduce by one any increase in the licenses granted due to census reapportionment under said section seventeen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.