Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately require certain proof of age for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 34B of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1992 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "ninety", in line 14, the following words:- , or on a valid passport issued by the United States government, or by the government, recognized by the United States government, of a foreign country, or a valid United States issued military identification card.
SECTION 2. Said section 34B of said chapter 138, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the second paragraph the following paragraph:-
Any person in a licensed premises shall, upon request of an agent of the commission or the local licensing authorities, state his name, age, and address. Whoever, upon such request, refuses to state his name, age or address, or states a false name, age, or address, including a name or address which is not his name or address in ordinary use, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.
SECTION 3. This act shall expire on September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-four.