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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN NONPROFIT CHARITABLE CORPORATIONS TO ACCEPT ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DONATIONS FOR SERVICE AT CERTAIN FUNDRAISING EVENTS.

      Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:            
     
Section 14 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following paragraph:- 
      A nonprofit charitable corporation organized pursuant to chapter 180 and registered with the division of public charities in the department of the attorney general and licensed pursuant to this section may accept free alcoholic beverages donated to the nonprofit charitable corporation by an individual, by a person licensed to manufacture alcoholic beverages or by a person licensed to sell alcoholic beverages at wholesale or retail pursuant to this chapter for the purpose of serving such donated alcoholic beverages at fundraising events for the benefit of the nonprofit charitable corporation.

Approved, January 13, 2017