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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO DIRECT WINE SHIPPER LICENSES

       Whereas,  The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to authorize the limited self-distribution of wine, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

       Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
       Subsection (g) of section 19B of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following 5 clauses:-
       (6)  at wholesale in kegs, casks, barrels or bottles to a person licensed pursuant to section 12, 13 or 14;
       (7)  at wholesale for the sole purpose of resale in containers in which wine was delivered to any person licensed pursuant to section 15;
       (8)  at wholesale to a person licensed pursuant to section 19 or this section; 
       (9)  at wholesale to churches and religious societies, educational institutions, incorporated hospitals, homes for the aged, manufacturers of food products and manufacturers of drugs and chemicals pursuant to section 28; or 
       (10)  at wholesale to a registered pharmacist holding a certificate of fitness pursuant to section 30.

Approved, January 8, 2015.