Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding section 11 of chapter 138 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Lincoln shall cause to be placed on the official ballot at a regular or special town election the following question:
"Shall the licensing authority in the town of Lincoln be authorized to grant 1 license for the sale of wine and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises?"
(b) Below the ballot question, the town shall include a fair and concise summary of the question.
(c) If a majority of the votes cast in answer to the question is in the affirmative, the town shall be taken to have authorized the granting of 1 license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises. The license shall be subject to all other provisions of said chapter 138.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 8, 2006.