SECTION 1. Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the city of New Bedford may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises to the Sporting Soccer Club in the city of New Bedford under section 12 of said chapter 138. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17. The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other person, organization, corporation or location.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.