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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF PALMER TO ISSUE AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE FOR THE SALE OF ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES NOT 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 town of Palmer may grant 1 additional license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises pursuant to section 15 of said chapter 138 to Nehal, Inc. d/b/a Junction Variety, located at 4279 Church street. The license shall be subject to all of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
    (b) Upon the issuance of the license authorized by this act, Nehal, Inc. d/b/a Junction Variety shall surrender to the licensing authority of the town of Palmer the license it currently holds for the sale of wines and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises.
    (c) The licensing authority of the town of Palmer shall not approve the transfer of the license granted pursuant to this act to any other location, but it may grant the 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.
    (d) If the license granted pursuant to this act is cancelled, revoked or no longer in use at the location of original issuance, the license shall be returned physically, with all legal rights, privileges and restrictions pertaining thereto, to the licensing authority of the town of Palmer and the licensing authority may then grant the license to a new applicant at the same location and under the same conditions as specified in this act.
    SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved, October 6, 2017