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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE RECORKING OF WINE

     Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
     Section 12 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 25, the words “the bottle” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- the limitations relative to service and consumption in a tavern, club or war veterans’ organization licensed pursuant to this section shall not be deemed to preclude the tavern, club or war veterans’ organization from allowing a patron, member or guest, as the case may be, to retain and take off the premises only so much as may remain of a bottled wine purchased by the patron, member or guest in conjunction with a meal and not totally consumed by the patron, member or guest during such meal; provided further, that all such wine bottles.

Approved, October 20, 2016