FOX NEWS - The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would legalize lemonade stands run by pint-sized entrepreneurs.
The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Matt Krause, sought to legalize what's typically considered a harmless hobby or fundraiser that kids participate in for fun. Lemonade stands and other stands that sold nonalcoholic beverages and were operated by minors were previously illegal in Texas because of sanitation concerns.
Of all the days to pass HB 234 out of the House - National Lemonade Day at @raisingcanestx. Just like it was meant to be! 🙂 Excited that we are empowering young entrepreneurs to start their first businesses. Now, on to the Senate where @SenJaneNelson will lead the effort. pic.twitter.com/YIf96ml6YP— Matt Krause (@RepMattKrause) March 21, 2019
Once the bill passed on Wednesday, the congressman said, "Yesterday was one small step for lemonade, today is one giant leap for young entrepreneurs."
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