AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF FITCHBURG TO GRANT AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF WINES AND MALT BEVERAGES NOT 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. (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws or any other general law or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the city of Fitchburg may grant an additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises under section 15 of said chapter 138 to Ishwarlal N. Patel to be operated at the premises located at 767 River street under conditions set by the licensing authority. The license granted under this act shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
(b) The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license authorized in this act to any other location, but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the licensing 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.
(c) 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 and under the same conditions as specified in this act.
Approved, October 22, 2013.