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 town of Natick may grant an additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138 to The Center for Arts in Natick, Inc. located at 14 Summer street in the town of Natick, upon approval of and under conditions set by the licensing authority of the town. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17.
SECTION 2. The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of the license issued pursuant to this act to any other location, but it may grant the license to a new applicant at the same location; provided, however, that 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.
SECTION 3. If the license granted pursuant to 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 which may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this act.SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved, October 30, 2013.