Consumer Affairs and Licensing
COVID-19 Update on recent state legislation
- On March 31, 2020, Governor Baker issued an Executive Order extending the temporary closure of certain non-essential businesses and the prohibition of gatherings of more than 10 people until Monday, May 4, 2020. Read the Licensing Board advisory.
- In addition, lodgings — including hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, and short-term residential rentals (for example, Airbnb and Vrbo) — may only be used for efforts to fight COVID-19. The Licensing Board released an advisory on lodgings, as did the Mass. Department of Public Health.
- Effective Friday, April 3, 2020, Section 12 License holders are temporarily permitted to sell wine and malt beverages for off-premise consumption. Read the Licensing Board advisory for more details.
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