TITLE 3
Alcoholic Beverages

CHAPTER 3-5
Licenses Generally

SECTION 3-5-4


§ 3-5-4 Denial of licenses after adverse vote.

If a majority of ballots cast on which the electors have indicated their choice upon the first of the questions in § 3-5-2 is against the granting of licenses, no license for the sale of beverages mentioned in the question shall be issued under the provisions of this chapter and chapters 6 and 7 of this title in the town or city for the two (2) years beginning December second after the election, nor until a majority of the electors of the town or city who vote in response to the question at a subsequent election in the town or city vote affirmatively on this question. If a majority of the ballots cast on which the electors have indicated their response to the second of the questions in § 3-5-2 is against the granting of the license mentioned in the question, no license shall be issued in the town or city during the same two (2) years, nor until a majority of the electors in the town or city, who vote in response to the question shall, at a subsequent similar election, vote affirmatively on this question. Nothing contained in this section prevents the granting of a license for the manufacture of beverages in any city or town to be sold for export beyond the state, or to any person authorized to sell those beverages in any city or town in the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 25; P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 171, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 3-5-4.)