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. Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing board of the city of Lynn may grant a license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises under section 15 of said chapter 138, to Salvy the Florist at 793 Western avenue in the city of Lynn. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17.
Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the licensing board shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other location. The license may be re-issued by the licensing board at the same location if an applicant for the license files with the board a letter from the department of revenue indicating that the license is in good standing with the department and that all applicable taxes have been paid.
If the license granted under this section is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use, it shall be returned physically with all of the legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the licensing board which may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this section.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved October 9, 2008