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 sections 11 and 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Winchester may grant not more than 5 licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under section 12 of said chapter 138 to restaurants having a seating capacity of not less than 70 persons. The licenses shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved November 6, 2009.