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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE LICENSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF WOBURN TO GRANT 6 ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF ALL 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.  (a) Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the city of Woburn may grant 6 additional licenses for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138.  The licenses shall be subject to all of said chapter 138, except said section 17.
     (b)  The licensing authority of the city of Woburn shall restrict the licenses granted pursuant to this act as follows:
          (i)  3 licenses to be available for the property located at 369 Washington street, as more specifically shown on a plan which is on file with the city clerk of the city of Woburn;
          (ii)  2 licenses to the property located at 399 Washington street, as more specifically shown on a plan which is on file with the city clerk; and
          (iii)  1 license to The Crestview Plaza, located at 36 Montvale avenue.
     (c)  A license granted pursuant to this act shall not be transferable to any other person, corporation or organization for a period of 3 years from the date of original issuance. 
     If a license granted pursuant to this act is revoked, surrendered, or no longer in use at the location of original issuance, it shall be returned physically, with all of the legal rights and privileges pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority which may then grant the license to a new applicant only at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this act if the applicant files a letter with the licensing authority from the department of revenue and the department of unemployment assistance indicating that the license is in good standing with those departments and that all applicable taxes, fees and contributions have been paid.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, October 10, 2014.