SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the city known as the town of Agawam may issue to the Springfield Turnverein a license to sell all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under the provisions of section 12 of said chapter 138. Such license shall be subject to all of the provisions of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.