ABCC


Regulations

204 CMR 2.00:
REGULATIONS OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
CONTROL COMMISSION

204-2.01: Licenses and Permits

(1) Every applicant for a license or permit, either individually or as a member of a partnership or association, shall furnish proof of his citizenship by production of a certificate of birth, naturalization or as a registered voter.

(2) Every application for a license or permit made by an individual shall be signed by the applicant therefor, who shall give his or her full name and home address.

(3) Every application for a license or permit made by a partnership shall state the full names and home addresses of all the members of the partnership and shall be signed by a majority thereof.

(4) Every application for a license or permit made by an association shall be signed by a majority of the members of the governing body thereof, who shall state their full names and home addresses.

(5) Every applicant for a license or permit required by the provisions of Section 5, Chapter 110, General Laws, to file a certificate stating the real name of a person conducting a business, shall file with his application a certified copy thereof.

(6) Every application for a license or permit made by a corporation shall state the full names and home addresses of the president, treasurer, clerk and secretary, directors and manager or other principal representative of the corporation. It shall be signed by some officer duly authorized by a vote of its board of directors or other similar board. A copy of such vote certified by the clerk or secretary of the corporation, together with a copy of the certificate of its organization, shall accompany the application. A copy of the vote appointing its manager or other principal representative shall also accompany the application.

(7) All applications for licenses and permits shall be made upon blanks furnished by the licensing authorities, shall be fully answered in detail and shall be typewritten or legibly written in ink. Applications written in pencil, in whole or in part, will not be accepted.

(8) All applications shall be made under the penalties of perjury and any false statement contained in any application shall be a cause or ground for refusing to grant the license or permit or for suspending, cancelling or revoking a license or permit already granted.

(9) Every application made to local licensing authorities which in any way has to do with a license for the sale of alcoholic beverages, other than an application for the straight renewal of such license, shall be filed in duplicate and one copy thereof shall accompany notice of any favorable action taken thereon by the said authorities when the same shall be forwarded to the Commission. In the case of an application upon which adverse or no action is taken by such authorities, the duplicate copy shall not be forwarded to the Commission, except upon request, following the filing of an appeal with respect thereto.

(10) Every license or storage permit shall be displayed on the premises covered by the license or permit, in a conspicuous place where it can easily be read. Every salesman permit shall at all times be carried on the person of the holder of the permit while he is engaged in the solicitation of orders for alcoholic beverages.

204 CMR 2.00