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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF WOBURN TO GRANT ADDITIONAL LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF 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 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the city of Woburn may grant 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138 to each of the following establishments: (i) the 304 Restaurant LLC, located at 304 Cambridge road; and (ii) The Dog House Bar and Grill, LLC, located at 434 Main street.
     (b)  Notwithstanding section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the licensing authority of the city of Woburn may grant 1 additional license for the sale of wines and malt beverages to be drunk on the premises, pursuant to section 12 of said chapter 138, to the Lord Hobo Brewing Company, LLC, located at 5 Draper street.
     (c)  The licenses granted pursuant to this act shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except section 17.
     (d)  The licensing authority shall not approve the transfer of a license granted pursuant to this act to any other location but it may grant a license to a new applicant at the same location if the applicant files with the licensing authority a letter from the department of revenue and a letter from 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.
     (e)  If a 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 and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location under the same conditions as specified in this act.
     (f)  If a license authorized in this act is not initially issued within 3 years after the effective date of this act, it shall not be issued thereafter.
     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, January 11, 2017