Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of North Andover may grant to Virginia, Inc., d/b/a J & M Convenience Store & Deli located at 701 Salem street a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises under section 15 of said chapter 138. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
The licensing authority of the town of North Andover shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other location but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files 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 authority and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this act.
Approved, April 1, 2010.