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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 167

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An Act Regarding Licenses for the Sale of Liquor for On-premises Consumption

Emergency preamble. Whereas,  acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas,  municipalities must be allowed to stop the sale of certain types of liquor in particular zones by summer; and

Whereas,  in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 28-A MRSA §1011, sub-§1-A  is enacted to read:

1-A Exception.   Notwithstanding subsection 1, when considering an application for a new Class X license or the renewal of a Class X license under section 653, a municipality may grant the application subject to a condition that limits the types of liquor that may be sold for consumption on the premises.

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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