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 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the town of Webster may grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under section 12 of said chapter 138 to Eastern Pearl, LLC d/b/a Eastern Pearl, at 290 Main street. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17.
The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license to any other person, organization, corporation or 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 all applicable taxes have been paid.
Upon the issuance of the license authorized in this act, Eastern Pearl, LLC shall return to the licensing authority the license it currently holds for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises.
If the license granted under this act 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 terms and conditions as specified in this act.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, January 2, 2013.