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Just wanted to bring you up to date with what is going on with cottage food laws across the nations.
A public hearing was held recently in Washington State about their cottage food law to learn more visit
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?year=2011&bill=5748 Please remember to write, call, email your legislators to support this bill.
South Dakota Bill (HB1240), in the House this session to establish cottage food laws. SD residents, contact your Legislator, and tell them to vote yes!The bill will be heard by that committee on Feb 17th. Here is the website to the SD Legislative Research Council so you can stay up to date on this http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bills/HB1240P.htm
Delegate Mary Ann Love from Maryland [http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa12262.html] is introducing a bill to the MD legislature to legalize home kitchens again this year. Write to your Maryland delegates and ask them to become a cosponsor to this bill. (To find your delegates, go to http://mdelect.net/
Here is a sample letter and more information about making this law a reality
I will add updates and others state cottage law Bills here as they are emailed to me.If you know about the development of other cottage food legislation please send me an email.