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CHAPTER 196 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TOWN ALCO- HOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL STORES IN THE TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT UPON A VOTE OF THE PEOPLE AND PROVIDING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF THE NET PROCEEDS FROM THE OPERATION OF SUCH STORES. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
If a subsequent election shall be held and at such election a majority of the votes shall be cast Against Town Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores, the Town Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores Board shall within three months from the canvassing of such votes and the declaration of the result thereof, close said stores, and shall thereafter cease to operate the same, and within said three months the Town Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores Board shall dispose of all alcoholic beverages on hand, all fixtures, and all other property in the hands and under the control of said board and convert the same into cash and turn the same over to the town treasurer. Thereafter, all Public, Public-Local, and Private Laws applicable to the sale of intoxicating beverages within the said Town of Mt. Pleasant in force and effect prior to the authorization to operate Town Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores shall be in full force and effect the same as if such election had not been held until and unless another election is held under the provisions of this Act in which a majority of the votes shall be cast For Town Alcoholic Beverage Control Stores. No election shall be called and held in the Town of Mt. Pleasant under the provisions of this Act within 3 years from the holding of the last election thereunder. It shall be the duty of the Town Board of the Town of Mt. Pleasant to order the special election herein authorized within 60 days after a sufficient petition has been filed requesting the same. But no election under this Act shall be held on the day of any biennial, county, or Town of Mt. Pleasant general election or primary election, or within 30 days of any such election.