In the News: Lemonade Laws Freeing Kids from Red Tape Nationwide

Small Business Editorial Board

It’s the start of summer and that means thousands of seasonal businesses across the country finally get to open their doors to customers again.

But it also means that authorities in communities across this country may be issuing citations that stomp out the entrepreneurial spirit in those most vulnerable of all summer entrepreneurs. We’re talking about kids running lemonade stands.

But not in Texas!

Recently, Texas Gov. Greg Abbot signed a law that made it against the law to shut down a lemonade stand run by kids in the state. Now, the bill officially doesn’t go into law until the end of this summer but it’s unlikely you’ll see any Texas children getting their stands shut down because they didn’t get a permit.

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