HB 1233 — Cottage Food Operations
by Reps. White, Ahern, and others (CS/SB 1136 by Agriculture Committee and Senators Lee and Brandes)
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Prepared by: Agriculture Committee (AG)
The bill increases the maximum annual gross sales limit of cottage foods operations from $15,000 to $50,000. It allows cottage food operations to sell, offer for sale, and accept payment for cottage food products over the Internet, but requires the cottage food item to be delivered in person directly to the consumer, or to a specific event venue.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.
Vote: Senate 37-0; House 115-0