AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF BEVERLY TO GRANT 2 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO BE DRUNK ON THE PREMISES.
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 authority of the city of Beverly may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under section 12 of said chapter 138 to Joseph A. Leone, d/b/a The Black Cow, for a restaurant to be located at 1 Water street in said city of Beverly. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
SECTION 2. Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the city of Beverly may grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises under section 12 of said chapter 138 to the American BBQ, LLC d/b/a The American BBQ, 950 Cummings center, suite 96X, in the city of Beverly. The licenses shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
SECTION 3. Notwithstanding any general or special law or any rule or regulation to the contrary, the licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the licenses to any other locations. The licenses may be granted by the licensing authority to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the authority 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 either of the licenses 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 local licensing authority and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this section.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved April 14, 2009