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CS/SB 1294: Cottage Food Operations

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Brodeur

Cottage Food Operations; Citing this act as the "Home Sweet Home Act"; revising the definition of the term “cottage food operation”; increasing the annual gross sales limitation for exempting cottage food operations from certain food and building permitting requirements; authorizing the sale, offer for sale, acceptance of payment, and delivery of cottage food products by mail; preempting the regulation of cottage food operations to the state; prohibiting local governments from prohibiting cottage food operations or regulating cottage food products by cottage food operations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/28/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 663 -SJ 752
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/15/2021 Senate • Filed
2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 130
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 130
3/4/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Regulated Industries, 03/09/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/9/2021 Senate • Favorable by Regulated Industries; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
• Now in Commerce and Tourism
3/17/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/22/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/22/2021 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 7 NAYS 2 -SJ 312
3/23/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/20/2021 Senate • CS by- Rules; YEAS 14 NAYS 2 -SJ 559
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/21/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 560
4/22/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/21 -SJ 721
4/26/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 720
4/27/2021 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 745
4/28/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 751
• Substituted CS/HB 663 -SJ 752
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 663 -SJ 752