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Del. Bill Would Exempt Child-Operated Stands From Regulations, Fees

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Lemonade being poured into a cup. Lemonade being poured into a cup.

DOVER, Del.- A bill expected to be filed Thursday in Delaware's General Assembly is intended to keep children operating a lemonade stand from having a sour run-in with state regulators.

House Bill 270 would generally exempt child-operated stands that sell non alcoholic drinks like lemonade from being subjected to state or local regulations and otherwise applicable fees.

The proposed law requires that the stands be operated on private property and in a manner that is occasional and temporary.

Supporters of the legislation said they want to ensure state laws and regulations do not result in a child's lemonade stand being shut down. Similar situations have occurred in other states.

Lawmakers may consider the bill after they return to session in January.

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