Alcoholic Beverages

Licenses Generally


§ 3-5-5. Towns and cities in which licenses authorized.

It is lawful in every town and city in this state, except in the town of Barrington, to issue licenses for the manufacture, keeping for sale, and sale of beverages in these cities and towns and if upon any referendum provided for in § 3-5-2 the majority of the ballots cast in the town of Barrington are in favor of granting licenses for the sale of nonintoxicating or intoxicating beverages, then licenses may be issued for the sale in that town of beverages in accordance with the result of that referendum; and provided, further, that no license for the sale of nonintoxicating beverages or of intoxicating beverages shall be issued in any town or city in this state if a majority of the ballots on which the electors in these cities or towns have indicated their response to the appropriate question are opposed to the issuing of those licenses.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 4; P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 163, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 3-5-5.)