AN ACT EXPANDING THE POWERS OF THE LICENSING AUTHORITY OF THE TOWN OF BROOKLINE.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special
law to the contrary, in the town of Brookline, for the purposes of this act,
lodging houses subject to licensing under chapter 140 of the General Laws
shall include bed
and breakfast establishments as defined in clause (a) of section 1 of chapter 64G of the General Laws.
In the town of Brookline, the licensing authority, as
defined in section 1 of chapter 140 of the General Laws, may, after
investigation, notice and hearing, impose a fine of not more than $500 for
a violation of a municipal lodging house by-law or regulation.
The town of Brookline may
adopt lodging house regulations establishing standards for lodging houses that
are consistent with the purposes of chapter 140 of the General Laws, and may
fines for violation of such standards as provided in section 2 of this act.
This act shall take effect upon its passage.